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English nameBanff
Gaelic nameBanbh
Meaning

Location and type of place name

Location
Local authorityAberdeenshire ~ Siorrachd Obar Dheathain
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Aberdeenshire ~ Siorrachd Obar Dheathain
Topographical feature type
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNJ683643
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

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Further Information

Language notes 
SourcesBanbh (“Banu”): Robertson
bɛnɛ:ɪ̈v : Diack Ms2276, 17
bɑ̈:nu: Dorian
G Bainbh: Watson 2001 (1906), 61
Banbh: Watson in Dwelly [headform is Bamff] forms for Banffshire:
Skyr-uchd vayny : Lhuyd
sherrachk vanu. A bad wind is gaoth ə tui Banu: Diack MS2276, 55
Additional infoforms for Banffshire:
Skyr-uchd vayny : Lhuyd
sherrachk vanu. A bad wind is gaoth ə tui Banu: Diack MS2276, 55
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