PASE: Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England

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[Image: Durham Liber Vitae, folio 38r (extract)]

Ceolmær


Author: CPL
Editorial Status: unknown

Discussion of the name

Ceolmær is a masculine OE name formed from the elements cēol ‘keel, ship’ and mær ‘fame’. It was evidently a rare name, and the single example recorded in PASE was probably the same person as the TRE landowner.

Bibliography

Forms of the name

Spellings in Domesday Book: Celmar

Forms in modern scholarship:

  von Feilitzen head forms: Cēolmær

  Phillimore edition: Ceolmær

  Alecto edition: Ceolmær

Distribution map of property and lordships associated with this name in DB

List of property and lordships associated with this name in DB

People of this name

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