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English nameHungladder
Gaelic nameHungladar
Meaning

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

Elements

Element meaningON obscure elements
Element type

External Resources

OS mapsGazetteer for Scotland
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesON obscure elements
Sources
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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