Elaviana

Attested:  RC Elaviana

Where:  An island off W Scotland, possibly Jura

Name origin:  More likely to come from ελαφος ‘deer’ than to be the mistake for *Fl. aviana, flumen Aviana suggested by R&S. The relatively mountainous Jura has many more red deer than people.

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Last Edited: 01 June 2016