Thrussington, Leicestershire

Thrussington, in the East Goscote Hundred of Leicestershire, is an Anglo-Scandinavian hybrid from the common Old Norse male personal name Þorsteinn and Old English tun ‘an enclosure; a farmstead; a village; an estate’.

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Viking Names


hybrid name, Leicestershire, male_name, place-name

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Barrie Cox, A Dictionary of Leicestershire and Rutland Place-Names. Nottingham: English Place-Name Society (2005), p. 105.

Barrie Cox, The Place-Names of Leicestershire III. English Place-Name Society LXXXI (2004), pp. 231-232.