Leighton-Linslade Past Times: including Billington, Eggington, Heath & Reach and Stanbridge
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The origins of the name Eggington

The name Eggington derives from Old English, being composed of the two words aecen and dun. The former word is an adjective meaning oak-grown and the latter meaning hill i.e. the name Eggington means Oak-grown hill.

In records the name Eggington appears variously as follows:
12th Century: Ekendon
13th Century: Ekendon, Ekyndon, Ekindon
14th Century: Ekyndon, Ekindon, Egynton