Township: Heanish

Map Reference: Heanish 62

Name Type: shore

Meaning: This may be Norse. There are two examples of Trølla and one of Rølen In Norway (NG). There is a Dun an Raoil on Jura and a Loch chic Raoil Mhoir on South Uist (SP), which may derive from the personal name Raghnall (Cox 2002b,22).

Other Forms: Port an t-Sraoil - MMcK

Port an t-Sraoib - NJ

Related Places:

In front of the hospital. Pronounced "tryle" - MMcK.

Pronounced 'tribe' - NJ.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Margaret MacKinnon, Heanish, 5/1996

Informant 2: Neil Johnston, Heanish, 5/1994