O’Donovan’s Name Books
Compiled by John O’Donovan in 1835. Re-arranged and re-typed by
FAS Project in Leitrim Genealogy Centre, Ballinamore in 1994.
Irish versions checked and standardised by Seán O Suilleabháin in 2009
BINN NA mBÓ, peaks of the cows.
BOGAN, soft land; a bog.
BARR CNOC - BUCOIDE, Top of the Buck’s hill.
CLUNA CUIN, Conn’s lawns or meadows.
CLUAIN LUACHRA, lawn or meadow of the rushes.
DROIM DÁ ETHIAR, Ridge of the two demons.
DROIM SEAN CLAIS, Ridge of the old trench.
GOIRTIN A CHAORTHAINN, little fields of the rowan trees.
GORT GEARAGÁIN, Garagan’s field or close.
Gurteenhall, Barr of
CEATHRAMH CAIREAD, quarter of the carrots.
LIOS GORMÁIN, Gorman’s fort.
MULLACH DUBH, Black summit.
POLL BUÍ, yellow hole.
SCARDAN, a small cataract.
SCREAG AN AIRD, Rock of the height or hill.
SRATH BHRIC, holm of the trout.
TOIN A CHEACHTA, Bottom of the plough.