Trewhella (EN) / Trehwila (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

-a

Meaning: 
descriptive suffix

hwil

Meaning: 
beetle

hwila

Meaning: 
place of beetles

tre

Meaning: 
farmstead, settlement
Elements notes: 
<tre> ‘farmstead, settlement’ + <hwila> ‘beetle place’ {<hwil> ‘beetle’ + <-a> ‘descriptive suffix’}
Historic forms: 
Trewyla 1243 (Gover, 1948) Trewyla 1327 (Gover, 1948) Trewyla 1365 (Gover, 1948) Trewylla 1342 (Gover, 1948) Trewhyla 1357 (Gover, 1948) Trewhela 1587 (Gover, 1948)