Chegwidden (EN) / Chigwedn (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

chi

Meaning: 
house

gwedn

Meaning: 
white, fair, blessed

gwynn

Meaning: 
white, fair, blessed
Elements notes: 
<chi> ‘house’ + <Gwedn> Personal Name – Gwedn {feminine form of <gwynn> ‘white, fair, holy’}
Historic forms: 
Chygwen 1304 (Gover, 1948) Chiwen 1337 (Gover, 1948) Trengoff juxta Chygwyn 1369 (Gover, 1948) Chegwin Carn 1649 (field)(Padel, 1985) Chegwidden 1842 (tenement)(CRO, TA/39, 1842) Chegwidden 1884 (farm)(Symons, 1884) Chegwin 1884 (3 tenements)(Symons, 1884) Chegwidden 1996 (OS, 1:25000, 1996)