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English nameCrinan
Gaelic nameAn Crìonan
Meaningthe withered

Location and type of place name

Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Argyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Postcode areaPA31
OS sheet number358
OS grid referenceNR785943
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningG crìonan from crìon =‘withered’
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Language notesG crìonan from adj. crìon, ‘withered’
Grienen / Loch Grinen or Krinen 1654 Blaeu map Knapdale
Crinan house 1747-55 Roy
Crinan Pt / Greenan 1856 Wood Admiralty Chart 2326
G Crìonan, ‘withered place’: MacMillan 1960
Crìonan 1912 Dwelly
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