Goon Gillan (EN) / Goon Gilen (KW)

Parish: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

-en

Meaning: 
diminutive suffix

goon

Meaning: 
downs

kil

Meaning: 
nook, back, ridge

kilen

Meaning: 
nook
Elements notes: 
<goon> ‘downs’ + <kilen> ‘little nook’ {<kil> ‘nook’ + <-en> diminutive suffix}
Historic forms: 
Goon Gillan 1842 (tenement) (CRO, TA/39, 1842) Goongillings 1884 (3 tenements) (Symons, 1884)