Kinninmonth KGL S NT214994 1 385 160m

Kynynmunthe 1366 RMS i no. 218 [king to Walter Spittal(del Spetalle) a tenth of the lands of Kinninmonth with pertinents, ‘in the quarter of Fothrif in the sheriffdom of Fife’ (in quarterio de Fortheryf infra vicecomitatum de Fyf), which tenth had been resigned by Adam of Moncur(Muncurre) and Agnes Ramsayhis spouse]
terras baronie de Kynnynmond 1395 St A. Lib. 3 [lands of the barony of Kinninmonth]
terris de Kynnynmonth c.1405 RMS i app. 2 no. 1918 A [16th c. index; Spittal]
Kynmonth 1413 RMS app. 2 no. 1973 B [17th c. index; Spittal]
Kyninmonth 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
Kinninment 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Kynnynmond 1781 Sasines no. 181
Kynynmonth 1781 Sasines no. 202
Kinninmond 1801 Sasines no. 6021
Kinninmont 1828 SGF

G ceann + fionn + monadh or en *Fionn-mhonadh

‘Head or end of the white hill’ or ‘of Finmont’. See also Finmont KGL above, and Watson 1926, 402.


This place-name appeared in printed volume 1