Treruffe (EN) / Trevruv (KW)

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The personal name here is possibly a diminituve of Rumon which exists as Rufin and Ruvon. The Old Breton and Old Welsh form is “Romanus”.
Elements: 

ruv

trev

Meaning: 
farmstead
Elements notes: 
<trev> ‘farmstead, settlement’ + <Ruv> Personal Name
Historic forms: 
Trevreuf juxta Ruthdruth 1317 (Gover, 1948) Treveref 1318 (Gover, 1948) Trevref juxta Ruthdruth 1326 (Gover, 1948) Trefruthe 1327 (Gover, 1948) Treruffe 1801 (manor)(*RIC, HP/19/23, 1801) ?Treive 1809 (Dawson, 1809) Manor of Treruffe 1832 (Redruth Voters List, 1832) Treruff House 1841 (tenement)(CRO, TA/197, 1841) Treruffe 1841 (tenement)(CRO, TA/197, 1841) Treruff Lane 1841 (from Pednandrea to Buller's Row)(TA, 1841) Treruff Lane 1841 (from Railway to)(TA 1841) Treruff Wheal Sparnon 1841 (tenement)(CRO, TA/197, 1841) From Sand Lane through Treruff Road to Devron Railway 1841 (TA 1841) Treruffe 1884 (manor of 96 tenements, 178 acres)(Symons, 1884)