Launceston (EN) / Lannstevan (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

lann

Meaning: 
enclosure

Stevan

This refers to the name of a person: 
name
Elements notes: 
<lann> 'enclosure (religious)' + <Stevan> hanow personal ~ personal name
Historic forms: 
Lanscavetone 1086, 1201, c1230. Lanstavaton c1120, c1125, Launcevelond c1150, 1291, 1302, Lanstavetone c1150, 1199, 1229, 1244, 1259, Lanscevatone c1175, c1230, 1259. Lancevelonde 1175, Lanzaventon 1175, 1189, 1194. Lanstavaton c1180, 1261, Lanzstaventun 1186. Lanstaventon 1189. Lancaveton 1196, 1201. Lanceveton 1200, 1211, c1250, 1261. Lanzaveton 1201, 1221, 1238, 1244. Lanzavaton 1201. Landscaveton 1202. Lansavestone 1211. Landstavetone 1214. Landzaventone 1216. Launcevatone 1230. Launceton 1297. Launceveton 1305, 1366. Lanceton 1303, 1609. Launceston 1342, 1397. Launston 1342, 1561. Lawnson, Lanson 1478, Lanston 1564. Lanceston 1595. Lansson 1602. Lanseston 1689.