|Sources||Badidarach 1747-55 Roy
Baddiedarroch 1774 Home’s Survey of Assynt, no. 4
Baddy-darroch 1791-99 OSA, vol 16, Assynt
Baddidarroch 1820 Thomson
“Badaidh is a diminutive - Am-Badaidh-darach ‘the little oak grove’ (in Assynt).” MacKinnon, Place-names and Personal Names in Argyll, chapter 5.
This is shown in the records as near to Baddygrinan:
Batachrianan 1774 Home’s Survey of Assynt, no. 4
Baddy-grinan-wintering 1791-99 OSA, vol 16, Assynt
Robertson in Sutherland Gaelic, Transactions, 1902 p.~113 says that –(a)-dh can appear in Sutherland Gaelic as a diminutive, such as Alltaidh.