Trevaunance (EN) / Trefownans (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

fow

Meaning: 
beech trees

nans

Meaning: 
valley

tre

Meaning: 
farmstead, settlement
Elements notes: 
1. <tre> 'farmstead, settlement' + <fownans> 'beech valley' {<fow> 'beech trees' + <nans> 'valley'}; or2. <tre> 'farmstead, settlement' + <fownans> 'cave valley' {<fow> 'cave' + <nans> 'valley'}
Historic forms: 
Trefuunans 1302, Trevounans 1345, Trevawnans 1703