Trekenning (EN) / Trehepkenyn (KW)

Type: 
Notes: 
The second part could also be a patronymic of the form Map Kenyn
Elements: 

hepkenyn

Meaning: 
?Obscure

tre

Meaning: 
farmstead, settlement
Elements notes: 
<tre> 'farmstead, settlement' + <hepkenyn> obscure
Historic forms: 
Trehepkenyn 1294 (Gover, 1948) Trepcunyn 1323 (Gover, 1948) Trypkunyn 1483 (Gover, 1948) Trekinnyn 1684 (Gover, 1948) Trekenning 1840 (*CRO, STA/693c/26, 1840) Higher Trekenning 1884 (hamlet and farms)(Symons, 1884) Lower Trekenning 1884 (residence of Thomas Nicholls, Esq)(Symons, 1884)