Resources

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Onomastic Societies

Scottish Place-Name Society
English Place-Name Society
Welsh Place-Name Society (Cymdeithas Enwau Lleoedd Cymru)
Ulster Place-Name Society
Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland
International Congress of Onomastic Sciences
The Guild of One-Name Studies
NORNA – The Nordic cooperative committee for onomastic research

Related Societies

Scottish Society for Northern Studies

Websites of Interest

onomastics.org: digital onomastics
Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies (University of Glasgow)
Northern Ireland Place-Name Project (Queen’s University Belfast)
Scottish Toponymy in Transition (University of Glasgow)
Shetland ForWirds
People of Medieval Scotland: 1093 -1314
Placenames Database of Ireland
England and Wales Baby Names: trends in naming since 1996
Commemorations of Saints in Scottish Place-Names (University of Glasgow)
The Digital Exposure of English Place-Names (Facebook page; official website launching soon)
UNGEGN (United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names)
Names in Denmark (in English and Danish)
Stednavneudvalget – The Danish Place-Name Commission (in Danish). Contains an interactive search engine for Authorised Danish Place-Names.
SOFI – The Swedish Institute for Language and Folklore
Norsk Namnelag – The Norwegian Name Association
The Names Archive of Finland
Hogan’s Onomasticon Goedelicum (online with University College Cork)
Ghana Place Names project
Place-Name books archive

Place-Name Walks
- Scotland

Tillicoultry and Alva, Clackmannanshire
Dollar and Harviestoun, Clackmannanshire
Aberdour, Fife
Leslie, Fife
Markinch, Fife
Falkland to Strathmiglo, Fife
Loch Leven, Perth and Kinross
Portmoak, Perth and Kinross