Last name: CONKLIN

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CONKLIN : This last name is indexed 53,460 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CONKLIN : English (of French origin): Anglicized form of Conquelin a Norman form of French Conchelin. This is a double diminutive not found as a surname in France of Conche a habitational name from one of the several French places named with Latin concha ‘sea shell’ usually with reference to a shell-shaped valley. The probable source in this instance is Conches-en-Ouches in the département of Eure (Normandy) which was a centre of 16th-century glass-making. The town and its castle were named for Conques (Aveyron) and its celebrated abbey. The name Conklin is very rare in Britain.

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