Aslockton

Aslockton, Nottinghamshire

Aslockton, in the Bingham Wapentake of Nottinghamshire, comes from the Old Norse male personal name Áslákr and the Old English element tun ‘farm, settlement’. It is thus a hybrid name like others nearby, such as Thoroton and Colston Bassett.

Old Norse Name

Áslákr

Anglicised Name

Aslak

Gender

Male

Ascribed Culture

  • Anglo-Scandinavian

Collection

Viking Names

Keywords

personal-name, place-name

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References

J.E.B. Gover, Allen Mawer and F.M. Stenton, The Place-Names of Nottinghamshire. English Place-Name Society Volume XVII (1940), p. 219.