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English nameBelhelvie
Gaelic nameBaile Shealbhaigh
Meaning

Location and type of place name

Location
Local authorityAberdeenshire ~ Siorrachd Obar Dheathain
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Aberdeenshire ~ Siorrachd Obar Dheathain
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNJ949175
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

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Language notes 
SourcesSelvieland is probably a part translation of fearann Sealbhaigh, ‘Sealbhach’s land,’ like Belhelvie in Aberdeenshire.: Watson 1926, 201
Selbach or Sealbhach, ‘rich in possessions,’ appears in Belhelvie, Aberdeen, ‘Selbach’s stead’: Watson 1926, 239
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