Holm (island)

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This page is a set index; for other uses of the term, see Holm (disambiguation)

There are numerous islands containing the word Holm, especially in Scotland. In many cases the name is derived from the Old Norse holmr, meaning "a small and rounded islet". These include:

Scotland

Orkney

Shetland

Skye

Other countries

Denmark

Faroe Islands

Germany

Sweden

South Georgia

United Kingdom

England

Northern Ireland

  • Ballynahinch (from Irish Baile na hInse, meaning "town of the holm") in County Down

Wales

See also

References

  • Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004) The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh. Canongate. ISBN 1-84195-454-3







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