Lanet (EN) / Lannetta Vyghan (KW)

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Elements: 

lann

Meaning: 
enclosure

nevet/neves

This refers to the name of a person: 
name

etta

This refers to the name of a person: 
name
Meaning: 
shortening of Nevet/Neves
Elements notes: 
<lann> ‘church enclosure’ + <nevet/neves> truncated to <etta> Note this name was originally probably Little Lanivet.
Historic forms: 
Parua Lanitta iuxta Ponsboya [Pontaboyes, Bodmin] 1318 (N.A. – AR/1/332) Parua Lanitta [= Lanet, in Lanivet] 1318 (N.A. – AR/1/332) Lannettabighan 1322 (N.A. – AR/1/333) Lanytte 1464 (N.A. – AR/2/1337/7) Lanytta C15 (N.A. – AR/2/1339) Lanit 1839 (TA 1839) Lannet Mill 1839 (TA 1839) Lanet 1888 (OS 1888) Lanet 2014 (OS 2014)