townland
An Torpán
genitive: an Torpáin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Turpaun
(English)

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

54.177, -8.1827 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

ˌtorˈpɑːn
Áit.
Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Torpán = A hillock. Torpán means a clod, a lump, a stout compact person. There term here is extended to denote a ‘stout’ little hill. "
Nóta
1660c
Tirpane
BSD Leathanach: 64
1668
Tirpane
ASE Leathanach: 176:1
1668
Tirpane
ASE Leathanach: 161:34
1728
Turpane
CGn. Leathanach: 57.515.39518
1834?
Turpane
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs, 81 (60:16/8)
1836
Turpawn
BS:AL
1836
Turpaun
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Turpawn
O'Donovan, I.:AL
1836
"Torpán:, 'a hillock'"
[an litir 'a' ós cionn na litreacha 'or']
OD:AL
1836
Turpaun
OD:AL

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