Sileby

Sileby, Leicestershire

Sileby, in the East Goscote Hundred of Leicestershire, comes from the Old Norse male personal name Sigulfr and the Old Norse element by ‘a farmstead, a village’.

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Collection

Viking Names

Keywords

Leicestershire, male_name, place-name

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Acknowledgements

Image © David Hallam-Jones, via Geograph, CC BY-SA 2.0

Image © David Hallam-Jones, via Geograph, CC BY-SA 2.0

References

Barrie Cox, The Place-Names of Leicestershire III. English Place-Name Society LXXXI (2004), p. 215.