Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba – Gaelic Place-Names of Scotland – Database

Simple Search Advanced Search A to Z Map Search A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Search Results

English name Portsoy
Gaelic name Port Saoidh
Meaning saithe harbour
Location Banffshire
Local authority Moray ~ Moireibh
Parish post 1891
County post 1891 Banffshire ~ Siorrachd Bhanbh
Topographical feature type Port ~ Port
Post town BANFF
Postcode area AB45
OS sheet number
OS grid reference NJ589661
Type of name Place ~ Àite
Element meaning G port ~ harbour; saoidh ~ saithe, coalfish
Element type
Language notes  
Sources porst-so:i (in Gael. – soy has 2 syllables): Diack MS2276 Port-sōĭ: Diack MS22276

pɔrs̆t ‘so:i : Dorian place-name survey

Additional info