Words and Proper Names

Leòd (ScG)

Matheson (William): The ancestry of the MacLeods.
In TGSI 51 (1978–1980), pp. 68–80.
Argues the name of Leod’s great-grandfather was Olbhar (ScG Olghar, ON Ölvir), rather than Olaf. Includes a discussion of the forms of these and related names attested in the Gaelic genealogies.
Sellar (W. D. H.): The ancestry of the MacLeods reconsidered.
In TGSI 60 (1997–1998), pp. 233–258.
ad William Matheson, in TGSI 51 (1978-1980), pp. 68-80.