Revision History of Submitted Place Name
ContributorContrib.McLeeds on 9/13/2016
Last EditorEditorMcLeeds on 10/28/2016
Meaning & History
The name of a mountain and the surrounding mountains on the Anglo-Scottish border. The name is thought to be Celtic and to derive from Brythonic *ceμ-, *cejn 'ridge, spine' (Welsh chefn, 'back, ridge'), and -ed, which might have meant 'having the quality of-'.