Township: Sandaig

Map Reference: Sandaig 97

Name Type: shore

Meaning: The three forms are hard to reconcile. The specific is opaque, but might be a male ON personal name such as Tunni. The generic may be ON sker ‘skerry’ or ON gjá ‘gully’ in view of its location.

Other Forms: Tonnaigeir - HMcL
Toinisgeir - Bailtean is Ath-Ghairmean, Niall M Brownlie, Argyll Publishing, 1995, p160.
Tunagair, Hugh MacLean, Barrapol, collected by Ailean Boyd

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Languages : Norse

Informants: Hugh MacLean, Barrapol, 11/1995

Informant 2: Bailtean is Ath-Ghairmean, Niall M Brownlie, Argyll Publishing, 1995, p160.

Informant 3: Hugh MacLean, Barrapol, collected by Ailean Boyd