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English nameLoch Lyon
Gaelic nameLoch Lìobhann
Meaning

Location and type of place name

LocationPerth and Kinross
Local authorityPerth and Kinross ~ Peairt is Ceann Rois
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Perthshire ~ Siorrachd Pheairt
Topographical feature type
Post townABERFELDY
Postcode areaPH15
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNN4241
Type of nameOther ~ Eile

Elements

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Further Information

Language notes
Sources
g. Lyì 'an, Liuwing Diack MS2276
Lìobhann, Lìobhann Robertson
Ghlinn-Lìobhunn Alasdair MacMhaighstir Alasdair, 232
Lìobhunn Watson TV vi, 238
The English spelling of the name may have been influenced by the name of the Lyon family... but in reality the name is identical with the name Leven... Robertson

The river Lyon for example with us [in Strathtay] is Uisge Lìobhunn, is in the west of the county [of Perthshire] commonly called Abhainn Lìobhunn.: Robertson
Additional infoGlen Lyon ~ Gleann Lìobhann

River Lyon ~ Abhainn Lìobhann
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