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Village/Town Names(Viking derivation)

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This page shows segments of place names that can be related to Viking locations.
 
Segment Derivation Translation
beck   beck   a stream found in a gil
beck   beck   a stream found in a gil
ending in by   bu   farm
ending in by   bu   farm
dal   dalr   valley
dal   dalr   valley
gar   garðr   enclosure
gar   garðr   enclosure
garth   garðr   enclosure
garth   garðr   enclosure
ghyll   gil   a ravine or valley
ghyll   gil   a ravine or valley
gill   gil   a ravine or valley
gill   gil   a ravine or valley
holm   holmr   small island
holm   holmr   small island
howe   haugr   grave-mound - burial place
howe   haugr   grave-mound - burial place
keld   keldr   spring
keld   keldr   spring
kirk   kirkja   church
kirk   kirkja   church
ster   bustaðr   dwelling place
ster   bustaðr   dwelling place
 

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