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English nameKirkcudbright
Gaelic nameCille Chuithbeirt
Meaningchurch of St Cuthbert

Location and type of place name

LocationDumfries and Galloway
Local authorityDumfries and Galloway ~ Dùn Phris is Gall-Ghàidhealaibh
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Kirkcudbrightshire ~ Siorrachd Chille Chùithbeirt
Topographical feature type
Post townKIRKCUDBRIGHT
Postcode areaDG6
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNX683508
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG cill(e) ~ cell, church; Cuithbeirt ~ St. Cuthbert
Element type

External Resources

OS maps
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notes 
SourcesCille Chuithbeirt: Dwelly
Manx tradition records this name containing Cill. (Thanks to George Broderick for these forms)
Keeilcuberagh c. 1500 The Manannan Ballad
[kɛ:'ku:bərə], Manx fishing tradition from Ned Maddrell
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