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English nameBrae
Gaelic nameNo Gaelic form

Location and type of place name

Local authorityShetland Islands ~ Sealtainn
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Shetland ~ Sealtainn
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townLerwick
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceHU359682
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


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Language notes 
SourcesThis name is of Norse origin in an area where Gaelic was never spoken to the extent that Gaelic names were coined. There is also no evidence of a Gaelic form of the name from elsewhere. This name, therefore, has not been translated in line with our policy.
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