Last name: BLACKMORE

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BLACKMORE : This last name is indexed 51,913 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BLACKMORE : English:: 1: habitational name from any of various places so named with Old English blæc ‘black dark’ + mōr ‘moor marsh’ or mere ‘lake’. Mōr is the second element of places called Blackmore in Essex Wiltshire and Worcestershire as well as Blackmoor in Dorset; mere on the other hand is the second element of Blackmore in Hertfordshire and Blackmoor in Hampshire the early forms of which are Blachemere Blakemere.2: from Middle English blak blakke ‘black’ + Mor ‘Moor’ signifying someone with a dark complexion.

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