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English nameUlbster
Gaelic nameno Gaelic form
Meaningwolf farm

Location and type of place name

LocationCaithness, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891Wick
County post 1891Caithness ~ Gallaibh
Topographical feature type
Post townLYBSTER
Postcode areaKW2
OS sheet number450
OS grid referenceND322409
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningON úlfr ~ wolf; bólstaðr ~ farm
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Language notesON úlfa-bólstaðr: gen. sg. úlfr, 'wolf' or personal name with same form + ON nom. sg. bólstaðr, masc. 'farm'
SourcesThe wolf homestead. Omand, 228
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