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Knocknahorn, County Tyrone

Origin

Ir. Cnoc na hEorna ‘hill of the barley’

Background

The origin of this townland name is clearly Cnoc na hEorna 'hill of the barley'. The same form appears as Crocknahorna in Co. Antrim, and Knocknahorna in Co. Tyrone (parish of Donaghedy).

References

PMcK, FK (2020)

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
Knocknahorn (map of Lord Belmore''s est)1784OSNB: gen. sources
~Cnoc na hEorna ""Hill of the Barley""1835cJ O'D (OSNB)
~Cnoc na hEorna: Barley Hill1920cTNCT 48
~Cnoc na hEorna1969AGBP 138
~Cnoc na hEornan: Barley Hill1977Ó Gallachair, P. 1977 275
~Cnoc na hEorna1989GÉ 242
Cnoc na hEorna ""hill of the barley""2002PNP talk PMcK/Omagh DC
Cnoc na hEorna ""hill of the barley""2003NIPNP replies PMcK/MD
Barony
Omagh East
Parish
Dromore
Parish in 1851
Dromore
Townland
None
Place name ID
8430
Place name type
T