Polkinghorn Family History
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Polkinghorn Name Meaning
Cornish: habitational name from a place in the parish of Gwinear, recorded in 1316 as Polkenhoern, from Cornish pol ‘pool’, ‘pond’ + the Old Cornish personal name Kenhoern (composed of elements meaning ‘hound’ + ‘iron’).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Pilkington, Walkington, Billington, Partington, Elkington