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Type Surname (from nickname)
Pronounced Pron. /bleɪk,stʌn/(British English)  [key·simplify]
Other Forms FormsBlakeston, Blackstone, Blakiston, Blakistone, Blaxton, Blackiston, Blackistone

Meaning & History

The surname Blakeston was first found in the West Riding of Yorkshire at Blaxton, a township in the parish of Finningley, union and soke of Doncaster.
Derived from the name Blackstone, composed of Old English elements blæc "black" and stān "stone".
Added 10/5/2020 by Linguist56
Edited 3/10/2024 by Linguist56