Last name origin & meaning:
English: habitational name from places so named in Gloucestershire
and Norfolk or from Blackney Farm in Stoke Abbott, Dorset. The first
two are named with Old English blæc, dative blacan
‘black’, ‘dark’ + ēg ‘island’, ‘promontory’; the third is
from Old English blæc + hæg ‘enclosure’.
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