3: Katherine of Canfield -New Name (NP)
Submitter desires a feminine name.
Sound (The proposed name is easy to pronounce) most important.
Spelling (The proposed name is easy to spell) most important.
The submitter mentions that her persona is 16th century from Essex, England.
Katherine is from "Oxford Dictionary of English Christian Names" by E.G.Withycombe, page 186 & 187 under heading K. Which is a non-photocopy source.
of Canfield is a locative byname as per SENA Appendix B 2.a.1.[Little] Canfield, Essex, is found in the Open Domesday Book by Anna Powell-Smith under L as "Canefelda". (https://opendomesday.org/place/TL5821/little-canfield/)
The place name is based on the family name Canfield which had several spellings such as Canfield, Camville, Canville, Canfeld, Cannfield and Camnville, see: Canfield History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms (https://www.houseofnames.com/canfield-family-crest).
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