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See also: worth, worð, worþ, and -worth


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From Old English worþ (enclosure)[1]

Proper noun[edit]

Worth (countable and uncountable, plural Worths)

  1. A placename:
    1. A number of places in England:
      1. A village and civil parish in Dover district, Kent (OS grid ref TR3356).
      2. A civil parish in Mid Sussex district, West Sussex, which formerly included the village.
      3. A village in Crawley borough, West Sussex (OS grid ref TQ3036).
      4. A river in West Yorkshire, the River Worth, which joins the River Aire at Keighley.
    2. A number of places in the United States:
      1. An unincorporated community in Turner County, Georgia.
      2. A village in Cook County, Illinois.
      3. A village in Worth County, Missouri.
      4. A town in Jefferson County, New York.
      5. A number of townships in the United States, listed under Worth Township.
      6. Ellipsis of Worth County.
    3. A municipality in Herzogtum Lauenburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
  2. (countable) A surname.

Derived terms[edit]


  1. ^ "Key to English Place Names". Key to English Place Names- Worth Kent. University of Nottingham.