Other Forms Forms*Askrhryggr (Old Norse)
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Contributor Contrib.McLeeds on 8/16/2016
A village in rural Northeast England. It is derived from the Old Norse askr, 'ash tree' (c.f Swedish ask, 'ash tree') and hryggr, 'ridge' (c.f Swedish rygg, 'ridge, spine', German rücken, 'spine', Scots rig, 'ridge').