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English nameBearsden
Gaelic nameno Gaelic form
Meaning

Location and type of place name

LocationEast Dunbartonshire
Local authorityEast Dunbartonshire ~ Siorrachd Dhùn Breatann an Ear
Parish post 1891
County post 1891
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townGLASGOW
Postcode areaG61
OS sheet number342
OS grid referenceNS520721
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

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Language notes 
SourcesAlthough seemingly transparent, the original meaning of the name Bearsden seems to be obscure.
Kilpatrick is the name of a separate place, and would be unsuitable as the basis for a Gaelic name for this area.
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