Township: Balevullin

Map Reference: Balevullin 18

Name Type: sea

Meaning: A male ON personal name such as Rúni (genitive Rúna), possibly with ON skalli 'bald head, in place-names of dry or stony rising ground' (Jakobsen 1936, 96) here used in a maritime setting. Breiskallen in Oppland derives from skalli (NS).
There is a Runastach in Kilarrow on Islay (SP).

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Precise location unknown.

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Languages : Norse

Informants: Archie MacKinnon, Cornaigmore and Iain Aonghais MacKinnon, Kilmoluaig, 9/1995