Township: Kilmoluaig

Map Reference: Kilmoluaig 102

Name Type: sea

Meaning: Sgonn: a shapeless hill' (Dwelly. There is an An Sgonn at Kilmallie, Argyll, and another at Lochbroom, Ross

Mac Coitir is an Irish surname, 'the son of Oitir, the Gaelic form of the Norse male personal name Óttar

Sgoth: 'steep rock, abrupt hill' (Dwelly)

Fionn Mac Cumhaill is a hero of the Irish medieval Fenian Cycle legends (see the Ringing Stone)

Other Forms: Sgonn Mhic Choit - modern OS

Sgonn Mhic Coitch - ONB p27, "a small island of rock at Meall an Fhithich, no meaning got."

Sgoth Mhic Cumha' - AMcD, HMcL, Donald Kennedy, Balevullin

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Languages : Norse, Gaelic

Informants: OS

Informant 2: Alasdair MacDonald, Druimasadh, 4/1995

Informant 3: Hugh MacLeod, Carachan, 5/1995