Venton-Ego (EN) / Fentenigow (KW)

Type: 
Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

-ik

Meaning: 
diminutive suffix

-ow

Meaning: 
plural suffix

fenten

Meaning: 
spring, well, source

fentenik

Meaning: 
small spring, well
Elements notes: 
<fentenik> ‘little spring’ {<fenten> ‘spring’ + <-k> diminutive suffix} + <-ow> plural suffix
Historic forms: 
Venton Ego 1613 (Henderson, 1928) Venton Ego 1732 (Weatherhill) Venton Niggo 1741 (Weatherhill) Venton-Ego 1749 – Madron (Borlase, 1749, p152) (Bond, 2009) Venton Nigga 1788 (Henderson, 1928) Venton Nigga 1831 (Weatherhill) Ventonigga 1957 (Weatherhill)