Chygwidden (EN) / Chigorgwydn (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

chi

Meaning: 
house

Gorgwydn

This refers to the name of a person: 
name

gour

Meaning: 
man, husband

gwydn

Meaning: 
white
Elements notes: 
<chi> ‘house’ + <Gorgwydn> Personal Name {<gour> ‘man’ + <gwydn> ‘holy, white, fair’}
Historic forms: 
Chigurgwyn 1324 (Gover, 1948) Great Chegwidden 1841 (at Boskerris Woolas)(CRO, TA/120, No.181, 1841) Little Chegwidden 1841 (at Boskerris Woolas)(CRO, TA/120, No.184, 1841) Chygwidden 1908 (OS, 6”, 1908)