Conklin Surname Origin
(Origin Dutch) From Con, bold, wise, knowing, and klein, little or son, i. e., the son of Con. Konkelen, in Dutch, signifies to plot, intrigue, conspire. Ceangleann, Gaelic, the head of the valley.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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