The word BLINK is a combination of the words "bl/ack" and "p/ink". The members themselves of BLACKPINK supposedly came up with this name. The fandom is very important.
On November 14, 2016, BLACKPINK released an image on their official Instagram account (pictured to the right). Fans questioned the word shown - "BLINK" - and a few days after the name was confirmed.OOKG