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English nameKilmory (Knapdale)
Gaelic nameCille Mhoire
MeaningMary's Church
Genitive formChille Mhoire

Location and type of place name

LocationKnapdale, Argyll
Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Argyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Postcode areaPA30
OS sheet number358
OS grid referenceNR701753
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningG cill ~ church; Moire ~ personal name, Mary
Element typeperson, religion

External Resources

OS maps

Further Information

Language notesnom. sg. G cill, fem. ‘church’ + lenited gen. sg. of G Moire, fem. personal name = ‘Mary’s Church’
Kilmore 1654 Blaeu Map 41
Kilmorry 1801 Langland’s map of Argyleshire
Kilmury 1804 Heather
Kilmorry 1832 Thomson’s Map of Scotland
Cille Mhoire 1911 Dwelly
Additional infoKilmory Ind Est ~ Raon Gnìomhachais Chille Mhoire
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