Township: Ruaig,Ruaig

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Meaning: See An Uaireanaich in Longships on the Sand.

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Information:An Uaireanaich - Margaret Brown, Silversands, 6/1995.

Morag, the daughter of Hugh and Betty MacIntyre who lived in Silversands was called Morag Uaireanaich - Ronnie MacLean, Siversands, 5/1996.

He supports this name being near Silversands - Angus MacLean, Scarinish, 3/2010.

An area of machair west of Silversands, i.e. on the shore of Gott Bay - Lachlan MacKinnon, Paul and Mary MacKinnon, Seaside - transcribed variously as Uileanar, Uidheana and Muineanaich.




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Languages : Norse, Gaelic, Obscure

Informants: Margaret Brown, Silversands, 6/1995

Informant 2: Ronnie MacLean, Siversands, 5/1996

Informant 3: Angus MacLean, Scarinish, 3/2010