Place-Names: A

PLACE-NAMESUGGESTED MEANING
Afton BridgendOne of original four village that made up New Cumnock
Afton WaterW. afon G. abhain ‘water, river’
Ail-, Al-G. ail, al ‘rock of -‘
Alhang hill
and burn
G. al ‘rock of ?’
Alwhat hill
and burn
G. al chat ‘rock of the wild cat’
Ashbeugh Glenn
AshmarkS. esche mark ‘ash-tree merk-land’
Auch-, Auchen-, Auchin-
G. achadh na ‘field of the –‘
Auchincally hill
and burn
G. achadh na calliche
‘field of the old wife ’
Auchincross and
Hall of Auchincross

1. G. achadh na croisg
‘field of the crossing over the ridge’
2. G. achadh na croise
‘field of the cross’
AuchingeeG. achadh geadh
‘field of the goose’
Auchintow hillG. achadh toll
‘field of the hollow’
Auchtitench laneG. ochdamh teanga
‘an eighth land of tongue shaped land’
Auldnaw Burn and Glen
 G. allt atha
‘burn of the kiln’
PLACE-NAMESUGGESTED MEANING
Abbreviations:G. Gaelic, S. Scots, W. Welsh