Blackmore Family History
Blackmore Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places so named with Old English blæc ‘black’, ‘dark’ + mor ‘moor’, ‘marsh’ or mere ‘lake’. Mor 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.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press