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English nameBowling
Gaelic nameBolan
Meaningbow land

Location and type of place name

LocationWest Dunbartonshire
Local authorityWest Dunbartonshire ~ Siorrachd Dhùn Breatann an Iar
Parish post 1891
County post 1891
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townGLASGOW
Postcode areaG60
OS sheet number347
OS grid referenceNS443736
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


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Language notes 
This name is of opaque Scots or English. It is first on record as Bowland in 1747. Bolan is an adaption of the modern pronunciation: [bolin]. It thus falls under D.
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