is a parish at the north eastern edge of the Isle of Axholme.
In 1850 the parish of
Amcotts was created from part of Althorpe Parish.
- 1086 Amecotes (Domesday Book)
- persons name
- cottage (Old English)
Amma + cot = Amcotts
Meaning - Cottages of a man called Amma
- Mills, A. D. A Dictionary of English Place Names