Township: Sandaig

Map Reference: Sandaig 21

Name Type: boundary

Meaning: The lack of source forms makes this name difficult to reconstruct safely. The first form looks to be Norse. The specific is obscure, with ON garðr ‘farm or fence’. Kungvika and Kungneset are found in Norway (NG).

Other Forms: Cumhaigeir a’ Bhaile Mheadhanach - AS

Cùngair a' Bhaile Mheadhanach - AS

Hugh MacLean, Barrapol, collected by Ailean Boyd gives Cumhangan

Cumhaingean a' Bhaile Mheadhanaich - Bailtean is Ath-Ghairmean, Niall M Brownlie, Argyll Publishing, 1995, p158, which he gives as The Narrows of Middleton.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Hugh MacLean, Barrapol, 11/1995

Informant 2: Alasdair Sinclair, Greenhill, 11/1994 and 11/1993

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