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English nameKepranich
Gaelic nameCeap Raineach
Meaningthe ferny hummock

Location and type of place name

LocationPerth & Kinross
Local authorityPerth and Kinross ~ Peairt is Ceann Rois
Parish post 1891
County post 1891
Topographical feature type
Postcode areaPH15
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNN710415
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningG ceap ~ hill, stump + G raineach ~ fern 
Element typetopography, vegetation

External Resources

OS maps

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. ceap, ‘hill, stump’ + gen. sg raineach, ‘fern’ perhaps here as an existing name. 
Keprannich 1769 Survey of Lochtayside, 127
The ferny hummock Christie 1892
Ceap raineach Robertson Collection MS 372, 150
Additional infoThere seems to be no article here, perhaps in keeping with the better known Raineach. 
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