Treleague (EN) / Trelaek (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

daek

Meaning: 
fertile ground

laek

Meaning: 
?Obscure

tre

Meaning: 
farmstead
Elements notes: 
<tre> ‘farmstead, settlement’ + <laek> obscure adjective cf. <daek> ‘good, fertile’
Historic forms: 
Trelahec 1270 (Henderson) Trelac muer and bihan 1300 (Henderson) Trelaek c1300 (Gover, 1948) Nanstrelaec 1306 (Gover, 1948) (Padel, 1985) Trelaecvighan 1306 (Gover, 1948) Trelaek 1380 (Gover, 1948) Treleague 1620 (Henderson) Treleage 1699 (Gascoyne, 1699) Treleage 1748 (Martyn, 1748) Treleague 1842 (TA, 1842) Treleage 1856 (OS, 1856) Treleague 1884 (farm, 82 acres)(Symons, 1884) Treleague 1888 (OS, 1888) Treleague 1908 (OS, 1908) Treleague 1948 (Gover, 1948) Treleague 1974 (OS, 1974) Treleage 1981 (Newton, 1981) Treleague 2016 (OS, 2016)