Township: Hough

Map Reference: Hough 33

Name Type: shore

Meaning: A small inlet

The male ON personal name Bárðr, with the genitive morpheme /s/ and either
ON dalr ‘valley or piece of ground’, or ON st?ðull ‘milking place’
There is a Barrisdale in Glenelg (SP); there is a Bardsnes in Askvoll and a Bardsvika in Gulen, Norway (NG); while Bárðarstaðir, Bárðsgerði and Bárðarbúð are farm names in Iceland (SAM).

Other Forms: ONB p. 60 gives Port Bhàrasdail, "meaning unknown."

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Languages : Norse, Gaelic

Informants: OS