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English nameFerrindonald
Gaelic nameFearann Dhòmhnaill
MeaningDonald’s land

Location and type of place name

LocationSkye, Inner Hebrides
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891Sleat
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townISLE OF SKYE
Postcode areaIV44
Relevant main roadsA851
OS sheet number412
OS grid referenceNG648073
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG fearann ~ land; Dòmhnall ~ personal name
Element typepersontopography

External Resources

OS mapsGazetteer for Scotland
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg fearann, masc. ‘land’ + lenited slenderised gen. sg. of masc. Dòmhnall, personal name = ‘Donald’s land’
Sources
Ferrendonald 1820 Thomson
Fearann Dòmhnuill* Dwelly 1912
Ferrindonald, Fearainn Dhomhnuil... Donald’s land or portion Forbes, 376
Fearann Domhnaill Watson 1926, 116
Fearann Dòmhnaill "Donald’s land" Mac an Tàilleir
Fearann Dhomhnaill current OS maps
Fearann Dhomhnaill local source, Sgianaidean
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