Birila

Attested:  RC Birila

Where:  An island off the west of Scotland.

Name Originβηρυλλος/beryllus ‘ gem of sea-green colour’.

Notes:  No convincing argument fits this name to any particular island, but Gigha is naturally green and fertile and in the right area to fit RC’s sequence of names.

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Last Edited: 7 May 2016