Craigsimmie CRC R NO318212 1 351 161m

    Craigsimmy 1838 NSA ix, 633
    Craigsimmie 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

G creag + ? pn Sìmidh

‘Simon’s crag or rock’? The structure of this name, with the generic first and the specific second, suggests that it was coined by Gaelic-speakers, so a G form of the pn Simon (nom. Sìm, with a by-form or pet form Sìmidh), is a plausible specific. It has then been assimilated to the Sc pet form of Simon, Simmie (which, according to CSD, is also a jocular name for the Devil).


This place-name appeared in printed volume 4