Nottingham meaning

nŏtĭng-əm
A city of central England north of Leicester. Charles I raised his standard here in 1642, marking the beginning of the English Civil War. The city was historically a center for the manufacture of textiles, lace, and hosiery.
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County seat of Nottinghamshire, central England.
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Origin of nottingham

  • < OE Snotingaham < Snoting, people of Snot (< Snot, personal name < snotor, wise + -inga, patronymic suffix) + ham, home

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition