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In the Beginning was the Name

 

Index

 

 

A                                                                                                                      B

 

Abercorn  83; 265; 267                                                                   Balmannoch  172

Abercrombie  237; 265                                                                   Balmerino  172

Aberdeen 228-235; 265                                                                  Balwearie  277

Aberdour  83; 89; 235; 237; 265; 267                                Bank (bakki)  126

Aberfeldy  235                                                                                       Baxter  87; 153-154

Aberfoyle  237                                                                                       Beag  26

Aberlady  235; 265                                                                             Ben glas Burn  35

Aberlemno  172; 237; 267; 275; 350                                                     Bervie  237

Abernethy  235; 265                                                                          Black Burn  24

Abernyte  237;265                                                                              Blindseil  85

Abhainn Glas  23                                                                                 Bólstaðr  140;141;190;191;214;215

ach – Gaelic suffix became “o”  172                               Bridgend  163

Allan Water  37                                                                                     Bridgend of Lintrathen  166

Allt an t-Seangain  32                                                                                        Bridgefoot  163

Allt Bhrachain   24                                                                             Brough (borg)  126; 130-131; 133; 190

Allt Bhuidheannach 35                                                                    Bruar Water  28

Allt Carnach  29                                                                                   Buchan  153

Allt Eigheach  25                                                                                 Burn of Ample  27

Allt Glas  23                                                                                            Burn of Berryhill  128

Allt Laoghainn  32                                                                              Burn of Blackpots  128; 129

Allt Leathan  27                                                                                    Burn of Longshank  128

Allt Mathaig  25                                                                                   Burn of Oldtown  128;129

Allt Shallainn  24                                                                                 Burn of Turret   29

Allt Shios  33                                                                                                           Burnside of Duntrune  161; 166

Allt Slanaidh  25

Almond  203;239                                                                                 C

Alt Dubhagan  23

Altgillie Burn  34                                                                                 Calair Burn  25

Ancrum  161-162                                                                                 Cald Burn  24

Anstruther (Aynster)  155                                                             Cambo  173

Arbirlot  237                                                                                            Caochan Greusaiche  34

Arbroath  233; 265                                                                             Cill (church or churchyard)  143

Arbuthnott  266                                                                                     Clattering  25

Auchterarder  175                                                                                Coillechat Burn  30

Auchterderran  175                                                                             Cramond  235

Auchterhouse  175                                                                              Cruickshank  153

Auchertool  175

Ayr  107                                                                                                      D

 

 B                                                                                                                      Dale (dalr)  126

Dead Water  28

Baile (Bal)  140; 141; 142                                                            Dee  240-241

Balcarres  277                                                                                                          Deep (djúpi)  126

Balgray  277                                                                                            Dempster  87

 

 D                                                                                                                      I

 

Denhead  163                                                                                          Inch  202

Deveron  239                                                                                           Inverbervie  236

Devils – elbow; beeftub; dykes  47                                       Inverkeithing  274

Don  240-241                                                                                          Inverurie  237

Dumbarton  206

Dundee  60                                                                                                K

Dunfermline  274

Dunino  275                                                                                             Keltie Burn  29

Dunning  274                                                                                          Kil  143-144

Dupplin  274                                                                                            Kilconquhar  83

Kinghorn  205

 E                                                                                                                      Kinpurnie  236

Kirkcudbright  66

Edenbank  164                                                                                       Kirkton  320

Edinburgh  64

– end e.g. Dyke-end  126; 135(note 10)                           L

 

Land  126; 192

F                                                                                                                      Leven  239

Lerwick  130

Falkirk  60-73; 276-277                                                                  Lochbroom Burn 36

Féith Odhar     23; 26                                                                                        Loch Earn  36

Fender Burn    23                                                                                 Loch names  364-367

Fenwick  83                                                                                              Loch of –  129

Findhorn  239; 287                                                                             Loch Tay  36

Finglas Water  23; 36                                                                                         Logie  173; 276

Fintry  236; 322

Firth (fjƍrðr)  126                                                                               M

Friarton  165

Fyvie  173                                                                                                  Mains of  –  129

Menzies; Castle  175

 G                                                                                                                     Mid or Middle  165

Middleton  83; 124

Gaelic Place names in –                                                                  Mill of –  129

– Scotland  169-177                                                                Miln  90

Glas Burn     23                                                                                     Mór       26

Glas Féith     23; 26                                                                           Moray  287

Glendochart  83                                                                                     Moray Firth –

Glensherup Burn  35                                                                           – names in the landscape 279-288

Grain – East and West  33                                                            Muckle Burn 26

Muirhead  163

H                                                                                                                     Mydfield, Kingoldrum  349

 

Hazel Burn  30                                                                                       N

Hill of  –  129

Holm (hólmr)  126                                                                              Names created by

hús (house)  126                                                                                    – p-Celtic language  141-142

– i.e. pert, aber  263

 

 

 N                                                                                                                      S

 

Names ending in                                                                                  Shetland – place names 113-119; 121-135

– end – 126; 135                                                                                        Shiel  107; 109

– worth or wick  152                                                          Shuas Chulaibh  33

Nettly Burn  31                                                                                      Slew names – distribution of  142-143

Smithy Burn  34

O                                                                                                                     Soldier’s Leap  47-48; 55-56

Sruth Geal    23

Ochtertyre  175                                                                                      Stirling  204; 273

Stracathro  172; 350

P                                                                                                                      Strone Burn  30

Surnames

Past as Place name –                                                                          – ending in –ster  87-88

– Stories  243-259                                                                         – from

Perth  236                                                                                                        – medieval occupations  86-87

Pit-  140;141;143;152;                                                                         – obsolete occupations  85

Pitcairn  266

Pitcaithly  266                                                                                                          T

Pitcarmick Burn  35

Pitladdo  266                                                                                           Taymouth  164

Pitlochry  264                                                                                         Tealing  274

Pitmedden  236                                                                                      Thomson  89; 153-154

Pittendreich  266                                                                                  Thorter Burn  33

Pittenweem  264                                                                                   Toardy Burn   35

Pittillock  266                                                                                         Toponymically oriented compound 164

Post Norse Place names –                                                              Traquair  236

– in Shetland 121-136                                                           Tranent  236

Powgavie Burn  28                                                                             Troustrie  236

Prodigious Jump  45-59

W

 R                                                                                                                    

Water – characteristics 22-25

Rannoch  173                                                                                                       – courses 25-29

Rig Burn – East and West 33                                                                 – surroundings of  29-33

River Adder  107; 109; 203; 239                                                         – named after

River Balvag  25                                                                                                   – Human Institutions 33-34

River Braan    25                                                                                                     – beings 34

River Carron  109                                                                                                – objects 34-37

River Ericht  34                                                                                               –  words 37-43

River Farg  28                                                                                       Water of –  129

River Lyon  37; 239                                                                          Webster  87

River Spey  287                                                                                    Wellbank  163

River Tay  37; 110                                                                             West Burn of Glenmoye  33

West Water   33

 S                                                                                                                       White Burn   23; 24

White Water  24

Scandinavian Names –

– in the Northern Isles  187-197

– in Scotland 312

– Shore names in Shetland  112-120