Township: Scarinish

Map Reference: Scarinish i

Name Type: house

Meaning: House of the Gibsons (possibly a a nickname)

Other Forms: Taigh Noan

Related Places:

Noan was the nickname of John MacDonald, who worked as a ship's carpenter. He married Harriet. Their son, Iain Noan, was mate on the Loch Seaforth and then pier master - Will MacPhee, Scarinish, 3/1996.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Donald MacLean (Donald the Butcher), The Reef, 8/1994