Polkinghorne (EN) / Pollkenhorn (KW)

Type: 
Hundred: 
Elements: 

ken

Meaning: 
from OC cuno

Kenhorn

This refers to the name of a person: 
name

poll

Meaning: 
pool
Elements notes: 
<Pollkenhorn> Locational family name cf. Polkinghorne (Gwinear) = <poll> ‘pool, pit’ + <Kenhorn> British personal name {<cuno  ken> ‘hound’ + <isarnos  horn> ‘iron’}
Historic forms: 
Polkenhoern 1316 (Gover, 1948) Polkenhoern 1334 (Gover, 1948) Polkenhorn 1339 (Gover, 1948) Polkenhorn 1451 (Gover, 1948) Polkynhorne 1588 (with mill)(molendum) (CRO, AR/2/749, 1558) Polkenhorn 1662 (Gover, 1948) Polkinghorne 1842 (Tenement)(CRO, TA/80, 1842) Polkinghorne 1884 (farm)(Symons, 1884)