Porthcothan (EN) / Porthkehodhon (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
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Elements: 

kehodhon

Meaning: 
?Obscure

porth

Meaning: 
cove, gate, harbour
Elements notes: 
<porth> 'cove, entrance, landing place' + kehodhon '?obscure'
Historic forms: 
Porkehuuson c1241, Portguhedon c1250, Pordcuhuthon 1251, Pordgohoython 1295, Porthkehothon 1296, Porthkehoethon 1302, Porkehozan 1365, Porthcoythan 1423, Porthcothen 1472.