Viking Place Names in the UK

Name First Element F.E. Meaning Second Element S.E. Meaning Full Meaning Origin Type Grid reference
ALLITHWAITE EILIFR EILIFR THWAITE MEADOW EILIFR'S MEADOW Norse Agriculture; Personal name SD37
ANNASIDE EINARR EINARR SIDE SHEILING EINARR'S SHEILING Norse Personal name SD08
ARNABOST ARNA ARNI'S BOST HOMESTEAD ARNI'S SETTLEMENT Norse Personal name; Geographical NM26
ASGARDBY ASGARD ASGAR BY HOMESTEAD ASGAR'S HOMESTEAD Norse Settlement; Personal name TF14
ASKAM ASKUM ASH TREES     PLACE OF ASH TREES Norse Woods SD27
ASKIVAL ASKI ASH VAL VALLEY VALLEY OF ASHES Norse Geographical NM39
BAGSHOT HEATH BAG ANIMAL SHOT CORNER CORNER FOR ANIMALS Anglo Saxon; Danish Settlement; Geographical SU96
BARHAM BAR BEAR HAM VILLAGE BEAR VILLAGE Anglo Saxon; Norse Settlement; Geographical TL17
BEAUMONT BEAU FINE MONT HILL BEAUTIFUL HILL Norse; French Settlement TM22
BECKINGHAM BECKING BECCA HAM VILLAGE BECCA'S VILLAGE Anglo Saxon; Norse Settlement; Personal name SK85
BEN LOYAL BEN MOUNTAIN LOYAL LAW LAWMAKERS HILL Norse Settlement; Geographical NC54
BERNISDALE BERNIS BJORN OR BEAR DALE VALLEY BJORN'S OR BEAR'S VALLEY Norse Settlement; Geographical NG34
BRAEDOWNIE BRAE BROAD NECK DOWNIE HILL BROAD AND HILLY NECK OFLAND Norse Geographical NO27
BRIGSTEER BRIG BRIDGE STYR STYR STYR'S BRIDGE Norse Personal name SD48
BUSBRIDGE BUS SHRUB BRIDGE BRIDGE BRIDGE WITH SHRUBS Danish Settlement; Woods SU94
CALDBERGH CALD COLD BERGH HILL COLD HILL Norse Geographical SE08
CANTSFIELD CANT CANT FELD FIELD FIELD NR RIVER CANT Anglo Saxon; Norse Geographical SD67
CARLETON KARLA FREE MEN TON TOWN TOWN OF THE FREE MEN Norse Settlement SD33
CAWDOR CAW COOL OR HAZEL DOR VALLEY COOL OR HAZEL VALLEY Norse Settlement NH84
CAWSTON CAWS KALF TON TOWN KALF'S TOWN Norse Settlement; Personal name TG12
CLARBOROUGH CLAR CLOVER BOROUGH TOWN TOWN WHERE CLOVER GROWS Anglo Saxon; Norse Settlement; Geographical SK78
CLAUGHTON KLAKKR SMALL HILL TON TOWN TOWN ON A SMALL HILL Norse Geographical SD56
CLITHEROE KLIORA SONG THRUSH HAUGR HILL HILL OF SONG THRUSH Norse Geographical SD74
COLEBY COLE KOLI BY HOMESTEAD KOLI'S HOMESTEAD Norse Settlement; Personal name SK96
COPMANTHORPE COPMAN CHAPMAN THORPE FARM FARM OF CHAPMEN Norse Settlement SE54
CORBY GLEN CORBY KOR'S TOWN GLEN VALLEY VALLEY NEAR KORI'S TOWN Anglo Saxon; Norse Settlement; Geographical TF02
CROWNTHORPE CROWN CROOKED TREE THORPE FARM FARM NEAR CROOKED TREES Norse Agriculture; Settlement; Woods TG10
DEMBLEBY DEMBLE RAVINE BY HOMESTEAD HOMESTEAD BY RAVINE Norse Settlement; Geographical TF03
DOUNIE DOUNIE HILL     HILL Danish Geographical NH59
DURHAM DUN HILL HOLM ISLAND ISLAND WITH A HILL Anglo Saxon; Danish Settlement NZ24
FACEBY FACE FAT BY HOMESTEAD AT ONE'S" HOME Norse Settlement; Personal name NZ40
FISHGUARD FISKP FISH GARDR YARD YARD FOR FISH Norse Settlement; Wildlife SM93
FORMBY FORNI FORNI BY HOMESTEAD FORNI'S HOMESTEAD Norse Personal name SD20
GARRIGILL GERARD GERARD GILL VALLEY GERARD'S VALLEY Norse; French Personal name NY74
GOATHLAND GOATH GODA/GOOD LAND LAND GOD'S LAND/GOODLAND Norse Settlement; Personal name SE80
GRIMETHORPE GRIM GRIM THORP VILLAGE GRIM'S VILLAGE Danish Settlement; Personal name SE40
HAVERIGG HAFRI OATS HRYGGR RIDGE RIDGE WHERE OATS ARE GROWN Norse Agriculture; Geographical SD17
HAWKSWORTH HAWKS HAFOC WORTH VILLAGE HAFOC'S VILLAGE Anglo Saxon; Norse Settlement; Personal name SK74
HILDERTHORPE HILDER HILDIGER THORPE FARM HILDIGER'S FARM Danish Settlement; Personal name TA16
HOLDENBY HOLDEN HALFDAN BY VILLAGE HALFDAN'S VILLAGE Norse Settlement; Personal name SP06
IMMINGHAM IMMING IMMA HAM VILLAGE VILLAGE OF IMMA'S PEOPLE Anglo Saxon; Norse Settlement; Personal name TA21
KESWICK KESEWIC CHEESE FARM     CHEESE FARM Norse Agriculture NY22
KEXBY KEX KETIL BY HOMESTEAD KETIL'S HOMESTEAD Anglo Saxon; Norse Settlement; Personal name SK88
KILMORACK KIL CHURCH MORACK ST.MORAC CHURCH OF ST.MORAC Norse Settlement; Personal name NH44
LEIRINMORE LEIRIN   MORE MOUNTAIN   Norse   NC46
LOCH BRITTLE LOCH LAKE BRITTLE BROAD DALE LAKE IN BROAD DALE Norse Geographical NG41
LOFTHOUSE LOFTHUS HOUSE WITH LOFT     HOUSE WITH AN UPPER STOREY Norse   SE32
LUDDINGTON LUDDING LUDA TON TOWN TOWN OF LUDA'S PEOPLE Anglo Saxon; Norse Settlement; Personal name SE81
LUSBY LUS LUT'S BY VILLAGE LUT'S VILLAGE Norse Settlement; Personal name TF36
MALHAM MALJEN GRAVEL     PLACE WITH GRAVEL SOILS Norse Geographical SD96
MELFORT MEL SANDBANK FORT BAY BAY WITH SANDBANK Norse Geographical NM81
METHWOLD METH MIDDLE WOLD WOOD MIDDLE WOOD Anglo Saxon; Norse Woods TL79
NATEBY NATE NATE BY HOMESTEAD NATE'S HOMESTEAD Norse Personal name SD44
NETHYBRIDGE NETHY MIXIES BRIDGE BRIDGE BRIDGE OF MIXIES Norse Settlement NH92
NEWBY NEOWA NEW BY HOMESTEAD NEW HOMESTEAD Norse Agriculture SD76
NORWICK NOR NORTHERN WICK INLET NORTHERN INLET Norse Agriculture; Settlement  
OLDHAM OLD OLD HOLME HOUSE OLD HOUSE Norse Geographical SD90
ORMSKIRK ORM ORM KIRK CHURCH ORM'S CHURCH Norse Personal name SD40
PAPA STOUR PAPA PRIEST STOUR GREAT GREAT ISLE OF PRIEST Norse Settlement; Geographical HU15
RAVENFIELD RAVEN RAVEN OR HRAEFN FIELD FIELD RAVEN'S/HRAEFN'S FIELD Anglo Saxon; Norse Agriculture; Personal name SK49
RAVENSCAR RAVEN RAVEN SCAR ROCK RAVEN'S ROCK Norse Geographical SE90
RAWCLIFFE RAW RED CLIFFE SLOPES/CLIFF RED CLIFFS Anglo Saxon; Norse Geographical SE61
SCARBOROUGH SCAR SCARTH'S BOROUGH TOWN SCARTH'S TOWN Norse Settlement; Personal name TA08
SCARGILL SKRAKE MERGANSER GILL VALLEY MERGANSER VALLEY Norse Agriculture NZ01
SEDBERGH SET FLAT BERG HILL FLAT TOPPED HILL Norse Geographical SD69
SHAWBOST SHAW SEA BOST PLACE SEA SETTLEMENT Norse Settlement; Geographical NB24
SKIRLAUGH SKIR SHIRE LAUGH GLADE GLADE BELONGING TO SHIRE Norse Settlement; Woods TA13
SKOKHOLM STOKKR CHANNEL HOLM ISLAND ISLAND IN THE CHANNEL Norse Geographical SM70
STAINFIELD STAIN STONY FIELD FIELD STONY FIELD Anglo Saxon; Norse Agriculture; Geographical TF17
STANGHOW STANG POLE HOW HILL HILL BOUNDARY MARK Norse Settlement; Geographical NZ61
STOWBRIDGE STOW PLACE BRIDGE BRIDGE PLACE WITH BRIDGE Anglo Saxon; Norse Settlement; Personal name TF70
SUSWORTH SUS SOUTHERN WORTH VILLAGE SOUTHERN VILLAGE Anglo Saxon; Norse Settlement SE80
SWANSEA SVEINN SVEINN SEA PLACE SVEINN'S PLACE Norse Personal name SS69
SYDENHAM SYDEN CIPPA HAM TOWN CIPPA'S TOWN Anglo Saxon; Norse Settlement; Personal name SP70
THIRLBY THIRL SERF BY HOMESTEAD HOMESTEAD OF SERFS Norse Settlement SE58
THOLTHORPE THOL THORULF THORPE FARM THORULF'S FARM Norse Settlement; Personal name SE46
THORGILL THOR THORALD'S GILL VALLEY THORALD'S VALLEY Danish Settlement SE79
THURSO THURSO BULL RIVER     BULL RIVER Norse Geographical ND16
TITHBY TITH TITH BY HOMESTEAD TITH'S HOMESTEAD Anglo Saxon; Norse Settlement; Personal name SK73
UGADALE UGA OWL DALE VALLEY OWL'S VALLEY Norse Geographical NR72
UTTERBY UTTER OUTER BY VILLAGE OUTER VILLAGE Norse Settlement TF39
WALNEY VOGN GRAMPUS EG ISLAND GRAMPUS ISLAND Norse Geographical SD17
WESTERDALE WESTER WESTERN DALE VALLEY WESTERN VALLEY Norse Geographical ND15
WEST RAY WEST WEST RAY ISLAND WESTERN ISLAND Norse Geographical HY44
WETHERBY WETHER SHEEP BY FARM SHEEP FARM Danish Agriculture SE44
WINSCALES WIN WIND SCALI SHELTER SHELTER AGAINST WIND Norse Geographical NY02
WROXHAM WROX WROC HAM VILLAGE WROC'S VILLAGE Anglo Saxon; Norse Settlement; Personal name TG21