Birkenhead

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Birkheued 1260, Bircheveth c1200; headland where birch trees grow; from Old English birce + heafod.

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Birkenhead

  1. A town in the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral, Merseyside, England.
  2. A suburb of Auckland, New Zealand, on the city's North Shore.
  3. An English topographic surname
  4. Either of F. E. Smith, Frederick Smith or Frederick Smith the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Earls of Birkenhead

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References[edit]

  • NZ Topo Map
  • A Dictionary of British Place Names, by A.D. Mills, Oxford University Press (revised) 2011 →ISBN