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Old 9th March 2006, 11:10
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Originally Posted by keltic_bhoy
Caithness was the Kingdom of Cait in Pictish Scotland.
Yup - the name is extremely old. Caithness means "Cat People's Headland", and the same tribe also gave their name to Sutherland (Gaelic Cataibh, "Cat People's Land") and Shetland (old Gaelic Innse Cat, "Islands of the Cat People").
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