Boskinning (EN) / Boskennan (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

bos

Meaning: 
dwelling

Kenwyn

This refers to the name of a person: 
name
Elements notes: 
<bos> ‘dwelling’ + <Kenwyn> personal name [OC: <cuno> ‘hound’ + <uindos>] (Gover, The Place-Names of Cornwall, 1948, p. 710)
Historic forms: 
Boskennen 1378 Boskennan 1324 ?Boskenwyn 1522 Boskenyn 1560 Boskinning 1748 (Martyn, 1748) Boskinning 1841 Boskinning 1995 (OS 1995) Higher Boskinning 1995 (OS 1995)
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