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"BLENKHORN. A rare surname in Scotland. Of local origin from Blencarne in the parish of Kirkland, Cumberland. The name of Richard Blauhome, juror on inquest in Chapel of St. Katherine, Baveley, 1280 (Bain, rv, 1792) may be the same with first n misread u. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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