Township: Sandaig

Map Reference: Sandaig 51

Name Type: shore

Meaning: Gaelic ciaradh 'darkening' (Dwelly)

Pool of the swarthy person. Dwelly gives ciarach, noun, male or female, swarthy person of either sex.

MMcA also suggests the second element means a dark person.

Donald Kennedy, Dr Hugh Kennedy's grandfather, had the nickname 'An Ciaradh' - MMcA

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Alasdair Sinclair, Greenhill, 11/1993

Informant 2: Mary MacArthur, Sandaig, 5/1994