Place-Names: M

PLACE-NAMESUGGESTED MEANING
Magsbus Bog 
Mahago Rig 
Maneight
Mansfield Mains, Hall of MansfieldPersonal Surname: Mansfield
March Burn (1)
Ayrshire/Dumfriesshire
Scots march ‘boundary;
March Burn x5Scots march ‘boundary’
Marchburn Scots march ‘boundary’
Marchfoot Scots march ‘boundary’
Marchaleholme1. Personal name Marshall +
S. holme ‘water-meadow, haugh’
2. S. marschall ‘farrier’ +
S. holme ‘water-meadow, haugh’
Marshallmark 1. Personal name Marshall +
S. mark ‘merk-land’
2. S. marschall ‘farrier’ +
S. mark ‘merk-land’
Martyrs’ MossCovenanter Martyrs Moss
McCool’s Craig 
McCowan’s Knowe 
McLure’s Mill 
Meeting House
Meikle 
Meikle Creoch Gaelic crioch ‘boundary’
Meikle Garclaugh 
Meikle Hill x2
Meikle Westland 
Meikledodd HillS. meikle ‘big’ dodd ‘bare, rounded hill’
Merkland Scots merk land‘ unit of land measure’
Merry Clints Old Scots clint ‘crag, cliff, rock’
Mid Burn x2
Mid Hill 
Mid LowesS. lowes ‘lochs’
Midhill Stell
Millaneoch Hill
Milray Hill 
Mitchell’s SykePersonal Name Mitchell +
S. sike ‘slow, sluggish stream’
Moat (remains) 
Moat Knowe x2
Moat Moss 
Momes caple (Blaeu)? moss caple ‘Horse moss’
MonqhuillG. moin chuill ‘hill of the hazel’
Monthraw 
Moshoufe (Blaeu)See Mossback
Mossback Scots moss ‘marsh, moor’
Mounthope a name borrowed from Closeburn , Dumfriesshire
MuirfootScots moor + foot foot of the moor
PLACE-NAMESUGGESTED MEANING