Township: An Àird a Tuath,Caolas

Map Reference: Aird a Tuath 62

Name Type: sea

Meaning: ON flatr ‘flat, level’, with ON eyrr/øyrr ‘gravelly bank’. There is a Flatøyr in Bremanger, Norway (NG); Flateyri ‘the flat shingle bank’ is a village in Westfjords, Iceland. The generic is ON boði ‘reef’. However, polysyllabic names are frequently difficult to reconstruct

Other Forms:

Related Places:

Between north end of Gunna and Urbhaig - AMcL.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic, Obscure

Informants: Angus MacLean, Scarinish, 9/1997