Blinn History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Blinn family

The surname Blinn was first found in Brittany where the family were originated in early times.

Important Dates for the Blinn family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Blinn research. Another 76 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1830 and 1893 are included under the topic Early Blinn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Blinn Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Blain, Blin, Blaing, Blins, Blains, Blaint, Bling, Blaine, Blint, Blein, Blaie, Bleis, de Blain and many more.

Early Notables of the Blinn family (pre 1700)

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Blinn migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Blinn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Blinn, who arrived in America in 1806 [1]
  • S Blinn, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850 [1]
  • Peter Blinn, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1858 [1]
  • Daniel Blinn, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1860 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Blinn (post 1700)

  • William Frederick Blinn (b. 1937), American Emmy Award and Peabody Award winning screenwriter and television producer
  • Holbrook Blinn (1872-1928), American actor from San Francisco
  • James F. Blinn (b. 1949), American computer computer graphics expert at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
  • Wilbur R. Blinn, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 17th District, 1937, 1938, 1940; Candidate for New York State Senate 11th District, 1946 [2]
  • E. D. Blinn, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1880 [2]
  • Clarence J. Blinn, American politician, Mayor of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1931-33 [2]
  • Charles Oscar Blinn (1857-1934), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Tuscola County, 1917-20 [2]
  • Genevieve Blinn (1874-1956), born Genevieve Clothilde Nannery, a Canadian silent film actress from New Brunswick
  • George Blinn Francis (1883-1967), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from New York 18th District, 1917-19; Defeated, 1914 [3]

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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