Township: Balevullin,Kilmoluaig

Map Reference: Kilmoluaig 136

Name Type: shore

Meaning: Balevullin | The east end of Balevullin beach

This is a male ON personal name such as Hrani, or Rangi a side-form of Vrangr, with the genitive morpheme /s/ and either ON dalr ‘valley or piece of ground’ or ON st?ðull 'milking place'.
Crò-rang is a place-name in Barvas, Lewis (SP); Rangesvika occurs in Norway (NG); Ranga- is a common specific among Faroese settlement names, as in Rangagil (KO); and Hranastaðir is a farm name in Iceland (SAM).

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An area mainly in Crois with a small part in Balevullin - AMcK.

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Languages : Norse

Informants: Archie MacKinnon, Cornaigmore and Iain Aonghais MacKinnon, Kilmoluaig, 8/1994