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English nameKilmahumaig
Gaelic nameCill MoChumaig
Meaning

Location and type of place name

LocationLochgilphead
Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Argyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townLochgilphead
Postcode areaPA31
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNR783937
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

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Further Information

Language notes 
SourcesCill ma thunnag: Robertson ++check nn or m
Cill mahumag: Highland News 1899
Cill mo Shumaig: Seton, HB WH, 337 and Celtic Monthly 12, 1903, 131 [same poem quoted]
Cill Mo-Chumaig: Watson glossary in Seton, 411

This is likely a diminutive of Colman, i.e. Cumag
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