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English nameTrumpan
Gaelic nameTrumpan
Meaning

Location and type of place name

LocationSkye, Inner Hebrides
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891Duirinish
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townISLE OF SKYE
Postcode areaIV55
Relevant main roadsB886
OS sheet number408
OS grid referenceNG225610
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

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Element type

External Resources

OS mapsGazetteer for Scotland
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesobscure
Sources
Trumpan 1776 Mackenzie: North part
Tiumpan one sided hillock or farm Forbes, 135
meaning obscure Mac an Tàilleir
[ˈt̪ʰrũ:mˌpan] local source, Sgianaidean
[ˈt̪ʰrũ:mˌpan] local source, Sòdhaigh
[ˈtʰrɔ̃ũmban] Cox, local source
Additional infoThis name is said to derive from tiompan, ‘hill’, but this is unlikely.
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