Translated from the Slavic and Celtic dialects, as well as the Baltic (where exactly the matter is the word, is also a matter of dispute among scholars), this word means "the hill on which is situated the forest", "reserve, located on a hill." The village is located in a hilly area, was able to get this title. There is also a version that the name is associated with the words "customs", "outpost". A small village at the time could serve as a guard post, the place where the controls took place. Located on a hill, it could be a customs point. All carriage driving could be seen from far away and could not drive past. Even those who were trying to do and it stayed in the village and the inspection took place. The village eventually grew, and now can not say that it is at one time viewed on the hill.