Kedleston

Kedeleston, Derbyshire

Kedleston, in the Appletree Hundred of Derbyshire, is a hybrid formation of the common Old Norse male personal name Ketill and the Old English element tun ‘farm, settlement’.

Old Norse Name

Ketill

Anglicised Name

Ketil

Ascribed Culture

Collection

Viking Names

Keywords

hybrid name, personal-name, place-name

Further information

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References

Kenneth Cameron, The Place-Names of Derbyshire III. English Place-Name Society Volume XXIX (1959), p. 580.