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English nameTarves
Gaelic nameTarbhais
Meaning
Genitive formTharbhais

Location and type of place name

LocationEllon
Local authorityAberdeenshire ~ Siorrachd Obar Dheathain
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Aberdeenshire ~ Siorrachd Obar Dheathain
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townEllon
Postcode areaAB41
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNJ863313
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

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Language notes 
SourcesI nDarbais, 'in Tarves' : c. 800 Felire Oengusso [identification not certain]
G. Tarbhais: Diack Place-names of Pictland, i, 131
*Tarbhais, Watson 1926, 319
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