Menagwins (EN) / Menydhgwyns (KW)

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Elements: 

menydh

Meaning: 
hill, mountain

gwyns

Meaning: 
wind
Elements notes: 
<menydh> ‘hillslope’ + <gwyns> ‘wind, windy place’
Historic forms: 
Menethguens 1311 Meneguens 1354 (NA ME/537/1,2) Menagwynsdye 1591 (settlement)(Manor of Treverbyn Courtnay Survey, 1591) Menigwins 1748 (Martyn, 1748) Menagwins 1856 (OS 1856) Menagwins 1884 (Symons, 1884) Menagwins 1888 (OS 1888) Menagwins 1974 (OS 1:50,000 First Series, 1974) Menagwins Farm 2014 (OS 2014)