How to pronounce Darvel?

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Pronunciation of Darvel in Scotland, Darvel

Darvel is pronounced as: Phonetic Spelling:[ D eh R v ih l ]
D eh R v ih l
do pet rat very it let


Type of Name:

placename

Origin:

Lowland Scots UK/Gealic

Gender:

Male

Alternate Spelling(s):

Darbhail (Scots Gaelic), Dervel (localised)

Meaning:

The Eagles Nest - Loudon Hill a vocanic structure rises up at Darvel and was a sacred site.

Additional Information:

Darvel or Dervel (Scots: Dairvel, Scottish Gaelic: Darbhail) is a small town in East Ayrshire, Scotland. It is at the eastern end of the Irvine Valley and is sometimes referred to as "The Lang Toon" (English: the Long Town). The town's Latin motto, Non sibi sed cunctis, means "Not for ourselves, but for others".

The area has an ancient connection to The Knights Templar Order who were expelled from medieval France and granted lands in the area by King David of Scotland in 1192 and that Templar Knights became royal bodyguards, heavy cavalry etc during the Crusades. Robert (the) Bruce a latter Scottish noble was from this stock and was Lord of the lands of Cunninghame which included the Darvel site and Irvine Valley a major historic part of Scotland.


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Pronunciation of Darvel in Scotland, Darvel

Der - vil



Type of Name:

placename

Origin:

Lowland Scots UK/Gealic

Gender:

Male

Alternate Spelling(s):

Darbhail (Scots Gaelic), Dervel (localised)

Meaning:

The Eagles Nest - Loudon Hill a vocanic structure rises up at Darvel and was a sacred site.

Additional Information:

Darvel or Dervel (Scots: Dairvel, Scottish Gaelic: Darbhail) is a small town in East Ayrshire, Scotland. It is at the eastern end of the Irvine Valley and is sometimes referred to as "The Lang Toon" (English: the Long Town). The town's Latin motto, Non sibi sed cunctis, means "Not for ourselves, but for others".

The area has an ancient connection to The Knights Templar Order who were expelled from medieval France and granted lands in the area by King David of Scotland in 1192 and that Templar Knights became royal bodyguards, heavy cavalry etc during the Crusades. Robert (the) Bruce a latter Scottish noble was from this stock and was Lord of the lands of Cunninghame which included the Darvel site and Irvine Valley a major historic part of Scotland.


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