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English nameBognie
Gaelic nameBoganaidh
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 referenceNJ599456
Type of name

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Further Information

Language notes 
Sources"Bog, with the termination ne or nach, meaning a place characterised by bogs." Alexander 1952, 183
Additional infoSee also Markus, Place-names of Bute which gives Bogany which is presumably the same underlying word. He proposed a dative of Boganach as Boganaigh which is consistent with early forms.
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