Godolphin (EN) / Godhwolghan (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

-an

Meaning: 
place suffix

golghan

Meaning: 
washing place

golghi

Meaning: 
to wash
Elements notes: 
<goodh/godh> 'watercourse' + <golghan> "washing place" {<golghi> 'to wash' + <-an> 'place of' suffix}
Historic forms: 
Gludholghan 1185 (Gover, 1948) Wulgholgan 1194 (Gover, 1948) Woldholgan 1201 (Gover, 1948) Gudolgan 1229 (Gover, 1948) Godwolgan 1277 (Gover, 1948) Gotholgan 1284 (Gover, 1948) Godgolwan 1293 (Gover, 1948) Gotholgan 1295 (Gover, 1948) Godolgan 1296 (Gover, 1948) Godholgan 1297 (Gover, 1948) Godolhan 1302 (Gover, 1948) Gudholgan 1311 (Gover, 1948) Godelghhen 1311 (Gover, 1948) Godwolgan 1314 (Gover, 1948) Godolghan 1327 (Gover, 1948) Gotholgan 1346 (Gover, 1948) Godolgan 1387 (Gover, 1948) Godolghan 1410 (Gover, 1948) Gotholhan 1420 (Gover, 1948) Gotholghan 1451 (Gover, 1948) Gotholhan 1476 (Gover, 1948) Godolphin 1613 (Gover, 1948) Godolfyn 1620 (Gover, 1948) Godolphin 1610 (Camden, 1610, p189) Godolphin 1791 (CRO, J/1546, 1791) Godolphin 1812 (CRO, SN/371, 1812) Godolphin 1842 (CRO, TA/18, 1842) Godolphin 1884 (Symons, 1884)