Merthen (EN) / Merdhin (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

Mor

This refers to the name of a person: 
name
Meaning: 
(Personal name)

din

Elements notes: 
<merdhin> ‘sea-fort’ {<mor> ‘sea’ + <din> ‘fort, hillfort’}
Historic forms: 
Merthin 1327 Merthyn 1338 Merthyn 1354 (NA ME/537/1,2) Merthyn 1461 Marthyn 1556 Merthen 1748 (Martyn, 1748) Merthen 1856 (OS 1856) Merthan 1888 (OS 1888) Merthen Fm 1974 (OS 1:50,000 First Series, 1974) Merthen Farm 2014 (OS 2014)