Vindomi

Attested:  AI iter 15 Vindomi (duplicated in iter 12)

WhereNeatham Roman settlement at SU740412 where the Roman road from Chichester to Silchester crossed the river Wey.

Name originVindo ‘pleasant’ plus an element related to Latin meo ‘to go’, from PIE *mei-, which Watkins (2011) described as “with derivatives referring to the exchange of goods and services within a society as regulated by custom or law”.

Notes:  Evidently a Roman precursor of a motorway service station!

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Last Edited: 11 August 2016