Township: West Hynish

Map Reference: West Hynish A

Name Type: agricultural

Meaning: The croft of Duncan the shepherd

Other Forms: Croit Dhonnchadh a’ Chìobair - Croft belonging to Duncan the shepherd - EK

Croit Eachainn Mhòir - Croft belonging to big Hector -HK

Croit Dhòmhnaill Chaluim Bhàin - DMcC, HK (Eachann and Domhnall were brothers)
Croit a’ Chìobair - DK

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Information:Duncan (Donnchadh a' Chìobair) MacLean was the shepherd for East Hynish and had croft number 1, followed by his sister Peigi then by Dòmhnall Chaluim Bàin and Eachann Mòr, brothers.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Donald Iain Kennedy, West Hynish, 3/1994

Informant 2: Eilidh Kennedy (Eilidh Bheag), Balevullin, 11/1995

Informant 3: David McClounnan, Balephuil, 11/1997