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Kivlin, County Tyrone

Origin

Céibhleann ‘place of sedge’

Background

The derivation of the name of this townland is uncertain and the above suggestion can only be regarded as a tentative one.  There is a small area of moorland in the east of the townland.

References

NIPNP notes

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
(?)Cuiulin1609Esch. Co. Map 17 Omey
(?)Reflen1655cCiv. Surv. 361
(?)Reflen1655cCiv. Surv. 361
Kivlin (Wilson, crown clerk Tyr)1835cOSNB Inf.
meaning uncertain1835cJ O'D (OSNB)
~Coibhlin: a Place Where Long Tufts of Grass Grow1920cTNCT 53
céibhlinn ""sedgy pond""1981Drumragh 1981 9
Barony
Omagh East
Parish
Drumragh
Parish in 1851
Drumragh
Townland
None
Place name ID
4930
Place name type
T