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English nameKilmeny (Argyll)
Gaelic nameCille Mheinidh

Location and type of place name

Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Argyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townIsle of Islay
Postcode areaPA45
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNR390655
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


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Language notes 
SourcesCille-Mheanaidh Am Feillire 1875
Cill a Mhe(i)nidh: Robertson MSs

As for Kilmany in Fife, see Taylor iv, 456-7 who proposes a name Maine or Manna. The old forms of Kilmany show an -a- back to the 13th Century like Dalmeny. The name Irish form of the name is Maine as appearing in Clonmany ~ Cluan Maine. Taylor effectively dismisses Watson’s suggestion of M’Eithne.
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