Strathruddie ADN S NT219975 1 385 90m NWF

Stradrowry 1290 x 1296 Fraser, Wemyss ii no. 3 [in barony of Lochor]
Straruthy 1458 RMS ii no. 638 [to David Boswell (Bosuile) half the lands of Balgreggie (Balgregy) ADN and Straruthy, part of barony of Glassmount KGH]
Strathru<th>e 1466 RMS ii no. 894 [Boswell; printed version has Strathruye, where y probably represents þ (th)]
Straruddie 1616 RMS vii no. 1536 [Colville]
Strathroody 1642 Gordon MS Fife
Strarudy 1654 Blaeu (Pont) West Fife
Stra Roodie 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
Strutheris 1650 Retours (Fife) i no. 789 [in lordship of Lochoreshire]
Strudy 1753 Roy sheet 17, 5
Strathrutty 1775 Ainslie/Fife

G srath + G ruadh + ? G –in

‘Place in or of the red strath (broad valley)’; or possibly ‘strath of Ruddie (burn)’, with the burn-name itself containing G ruadh ‘red’.

/stəˈrʌdɪ/, locally /ˈstrʌdɪ/

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1