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Aghinver, County Fermanagh

Origin

Ir. Achadh Inbhir ‘field of the river mouth’

Background

The forms assigned to both Joyce and O’Donovan correctly confirm the first element as achadh ‘field’. The second element inbhear means ‘river-mouth, estuary, firth’ and probably refers to one of two rivers that enter Lower Lough Erne just to the west of the townland.

References

FK (2019)

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
a purt Achaidh Inbhir, le Muinntir Manchain1469AU iii 226
hi Port Achaidh Inbhir1469AFM iv 1060n not v
Gahaniver1665HMR Fer. (1) 3
Gahaniver1665HMR Fer. (2) 4
Aghaniver1665cHMR (Ò Gallachair 1) 212
~Ach Inbhir ""field of the inver or river mouth""1833J O'D (OSNB) 54 B141
~Achadh Inbhir1834OSNB Inf. B53 B75
~Achadh-inbhir (Annals) ""the field of the inver, o1869Joyce i 232
Barony
Lurg
Parish
Magheraculmoney
Parish in 1851
Magheraculmoney
Townland
None
Place name ID
7173
Place name type
T