Current translation for Hastings West Hill
  hast derived from haeste/hasta - in saxon a storm, or wild sea /in latin(roman) it is the generic name for spears
  ings derived from ænge/hring - troubled or narrow/ring (possibly fortified border/boundary villages)
  west derived from wæst - west
  hill derived from hyll - a hill
Place name translation provided by saxonhistory.co.uk