Institute for Name-Studies

Name-studies resources


A searchable guide to the interpretation of the names of England's cities, towns and villages.  


A dictionary of the words that make up England's place-names.





An established resource for historians, linguists and geographers.


The EPNS is an established national body, and publishes the Survey, and annual Journal, and other related works.





School of English

The University of Nottingham
Nottingham NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5919
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 5924