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English nameHungladder
Gaelic nameHungladar

Location and type of place name

LocationSkye, Inner Hebrides
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891Kilmuir
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townPORTREE
Postcode areaIV51
Relevant main roadsA855
OS sheet number408
OS grid referenceNG386709
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningON obscure elements
Element type

External Resources

OS mapsGazetteer for Scotland

Further Information

Language notesON obscure elements
Ungcladdach 1541 RMS iii no. 2297
Hunglader 1878 OS 6 inch 1st edn.
Hunglader... farmstead or residence Forbes, 216
of Hunn or Hung... doubtful
Hùnagladair: Norse first element may come from Mac an Tàilleir
a personal name based on húna "bear cub" second
element unclear but may be a plural form.
['hũŋˌʟatər] local source, Sgianaidean
['hũ:ŋˌʟatər] local source, Sòdhaigh
['hũ̞ũŋˌgʟadər] Cox, local source
Additional infoThe etymology of this name is obscure.
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