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Coyagh, County Tyrone

Origin

Ir. Cadhach ‘place of humps’

Background

This name also features in the townland name Coyagh Glebe.

References

PMcK

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
B. Negoah1609Esch. Co. Map 17 Omey
Cay1655cCiv. Surv. p.363
Cay & Dromde1655cCiv. Surv. 363
Cahy1657cHib. Reg. 26
Cohy1666HMR Tyr. (2) 256
Cohy1666HMR Tyr. (2) 256
Cahy1672cHib. Del.
Cayagh (Mr Wilson)1835cOSNB Inf.
Coyagh Glebe (Mr Wilson)1835cOSNB Inf.
~Caedhach ""Full of Lates or Natural Trenches""1835cJ O'D (OSNB)
Coyah1836OSM v 96
~Caidheach: Full of Natural Trenches1977Ó Gallachair, P. 1977 272
Barony
Omagh East
Parish
Dromore
Parish in 1851
Dromore
Townland
None
Place name ID
8476
Place name type
T