Township: Baugh

Map Reference: Baugh 54

Name Type: shore

Meaning: The lack of source forms makes this name difficult to reconstruct safely. Speculatively derived from ON króin ‘the cattle pen; corner’ with the post- positioned bound definite article. It may have become a Gaelic loan-name.
There is an Allt Bealach Crodhain in Ross and Cromarty (SP); there is a Cruan in Orkney (Sandnes 2010a, 385) and a Crowana on Stronsay, Orkney (SP); Kroen is recorded as a farm name in OR.

Other Forms:

Related Places:

The area around Taigh Theag - DMcC.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Donald MacCallum, Scarinish, 6/1994