Township: Hynish

Map Reference: Hynish E

Name Type: agricultural

Meaning: Croft belonging to John the tailor, or John, son of the tailor (a MacDonald)

Other Forms: Croit Maiseig, his sister - JF; maiseag 'a pretty, modest or engaging female' (Dwelly)

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Lachlan MacFarlane, Hynish, 6/1995

Informant 2: John Fletcher, Balemartine, 8/2009