Knightor (EN) / Kryghtir (KW)

Type: 
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Elements: 

tir

Meaning: 
land
Elements notes: 
Etymology: <krygh> ‘fold, wrinkle’ + <tir> ‘land’
Historic forms: 
Creghtyer 1305 John de Creghtyer c.1305 (NA C/143/52/14) Creghtier 1305 Tredhevergy juxta Creghtyer 1317 Knyghtyre alias Knythhyer 1515 Knightyer c1570 Knightier 1591 (tenement & settlement?)(Manor of Treverbyn Courtnay Survey, 1591) Nightor 1748 (Martyn, 1748) Nightor 1856 (OS 1856) Knightor (on site of a manor house) 1888 (OS 1888) Knightor 1974 (OS 1:50,000 First Series, 1974) Knightor 2014 (OS 2014)