Gewans (EN) / An Gewan (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

an

Meaning: 
the

kew

Meaning: 
enclosure, close

-an

Meaning: 
place suffix
Elements notes: 
<an> 'the' + <kew> 'enclosure' + <-an> place suffix
Historic forms: 
Geuans 1525 Gawens 1570 ?Gewas 1884 (Symons, 1884) (Bond, 2009) Gewans 1888 (OS 1888) Gewans Wood 1888 (OS 1888) Gewans Shaft 1888 (OS 1888) Gewens Eastern Shaft 1888 (OS 1888) Gewans 1974 (OS 1:50,000 First Series, 1974) Gewans Farm 2014 (OS 2014)