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Statistical Account Of Kincardine27-06-2017

The name of this parish is of Celtic origin, being derived from Cinn-na'n-Airdean, signifying the extremities of the heights: several lofty ranges of bills coming to a termination here. The etymology of Kincardine, in the former Statistical Account, is said to be Cinn-na'-Chairdean, or the heads of the friends; the reason for giving that derivation being, that "the chief of the clan Ross, and his most powerful and confidential friends dwelt here.

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Statistical Account Of Kincardine