Anglo-Saxon Submitted Place Names
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HESTITONA (Settlement) Anglo-Saxon (Latinized)
Latinized form of Old English Hengestestun
meaning "town of Hengest", derived from the genitive of the Old English personal name Hengest
"enclosure, yard, town". The village of Hinxton
in Cambridgeshire is listed in the Domesday Book (1086) as Hestitona