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English nameEast Kilbride
Gaelic nameCille Bhrìghde an Ear
Meaningchurch of St. Bridget (east)

Location and type of place name

LocationSouth Lanarkshire
Local authority
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Lanarkshire ~ Siorrachd Lannraig
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townGLASGOW
Postcode areaG74
OS sheet number334
OS grid referenceNS636540
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningG cill(e) ~ cell, church; Brìghde ~ Bridget; an ear ~ east
Element typedirectionperson, religion

External Resources

OS maps

Further Information

Language notes 
SourcesAlthough this name does not appear anywhere to my knowledge in a Gaelic form, the various other Kilbrides in Scotland are Cille Bhrighde.

Please see Kilbride for additional information .org.
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