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English nameKilmartin
Gaelic nameCille Mhàrtainn
Meaningchurch of Màrtainn
Genitive formChille Mhàrtainn

Location and type of place name

LocationMid-Argyll
Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Argyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townLOCHGILPHEAD
Postcode areaPA31
OS sheet number358
OS grid referenceNR834989
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG nom. sg. cill, fem. ‘church’ + lenited gen. sg. Màrtainn, masc. personal name
Element typeperson, religion

External Resources

OS maps
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notes
Sources
ecclesie de Kilmartin 1323 RMS I, app 2, 695
Clachan de Kilmartein 1627 Retours (Argyle) 3
Kilmertin 1747-55 Roy’s Map
Cille Mhàrtainn 1912 Dwelly
Cille Mhàrtainn JM
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