Ketsby

Ketsby, Lincolnshire

Ketsby, in the Hill Wapentake of Lincolnshire, comes from the Old Norse male personal name Ketill and the Old Norse element by ‘farmstead, village’.

It is a joint parish with South Ormsby.

Old Norse Name

Ketill

Anglicised Name

Ketil

Ascribed Culture

Collection

Viking Names

Keywords

male_name, personal-name, place-name

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References

Kenneth Cameron, A Dictionary of Lincolnshire Place-names. The English Place-Name Society (1998), p. 73.

Gillian Fellows Jensen, Scandinavian Settlement Names in the East MidlandsCopenhagen: Akademisk Forlag (1978), p. 56.