Township: Sandaig

Map Reference: Sandaig 97

Name Type: shore

Meaning: The specific is opaque, but might be the male ON personal name 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