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3/5/2017, 7:32 PM amanh

Name Blankenship
Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. BLANGK-ən-ship
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Meaning & History

Variant of Blenkinsop, a surname derived from a place in Northumberland called Blenkinsopp. The place name possibly derives from Cumbric blaen "top" and kein "back, ridge", i.e. "top of the ridge", combined with Old English hōp "valley" (compare HOPE).
Added 3/5/2017 by amanh