Township: Cornaigmore

Map Reference: Cornaigmore 8

Name Type: shore

Meaning: A simplex unqualified name from ON gjögr ‘cleft, rift’ (CV, 202)
There is a Giùr-bheinn on Islay (Macniven 2015, 275); Gjögur occurs four times as a simplex farm name in Iceland (SAM)

Other Forms: Poll a' Iùr or a' Dhiùr - AMcK and WMcP

Poll a' Ghior - ONB p38, meaning "pool of the loud voice" crossed out.

Related Places:

"A smelly pool" - AMcK.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Archie MacKinnon, Cornaigmore, 8/1994

Informant 2: Willie MacPhail, Clachan, 6/1995

Informant 3: OS