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English nameBay MacNeil
Gaelic nameBàgh MhicNèill
MeaningMacNeill's bay

Location and type of place name

LocationLochaber, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature type
Postcode areaPA36
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNM425676
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningG bàgh ~ bay; MacNèill ~ personal name
Element typecoastperson

External Resources

OS maps

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. bàgh, 'bay' masc. + gen. sg. of masc. personal name MacNeill = 'MacNeil's Bay'
Additional infoThis name is not on OS maps but is mentioned by a number of websites and seems to be a local name. There are several other names in Ardnamurchan with this surname, such as Eilean / Rubha Mhic Neill (NM6427200). Also compare Bàgh Clann Neill on Ronay.
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