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Dundrod, County Antrim

Origin

Ir. Dún dTreodáin [doon droadine].

Background

6km E of Crumlin

par: Tullyrusk bar: Massereene Upper

The modern name is a shortened form of the original Dún Cille Treodáin [doon killya troadine] ‘fort of the church of (St) Treodán’. The personal name Treodán is also the basis of the Co. Louth surname Ó Treodáin ‘Trodden’. The townland contains the site of an ancient chapel and graveyard [Doonkilltroddon c.1672].

References

McKay, P. (2007): A Dictionary of Ulster Place-Names, p. 63

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
Ballykilltroddan1621Inq. Ult. (Antrim) $7 Jac.I
Dondrod1659cCensus 1659 6
Dundtrodd1661Inq. Ult. (Antrim) Car.II $2
Dondrod1669HMR Ant. 103
Doonkilltroddon1672cHib. Del. Antrim
Dunkilltrod1780Lendrick Map
~Dún dTrod1989GÉ 218
~Dún dTrod1989GÉ 218
~Dún Cille Treodáin ""fort of the church of (St) Tr1999Dict. Ulst. PN 63
~Dún dTreodáin""1999Dict. Ulst. PN 63
Barony
Massereene Upper
Parish
Tullyrusk
Parish in 1851
Tullyrusk
Townland
None
Place name ID
5999
Place name type
T