Blinkhorn comes from a place name. The roots of this Scottish place name; however date back to the great movement of the Norse
. The ancestors of the Blinkhorn family lived in Blencarne, in the parish of Kirkland, in the county of Cumberland.
from ancient times.
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Spelling and translation were quite undeveloped in the Middle Ages. Consequently, the spelling of Scottish names was an inconsistent practice, usually governed by the unique ear of the scribe recording the name. Over the years, Blinkhorn was spelled Blenkhorn, Blinckharne, Blencarne, Blincarne, Blankhorne, Blinkarne, Blenken, Blinkhorn and many more.