Last name: BINGHAM

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BINGHAM : This last name is indexed 147,506 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BINGHAM : 1: English (Dorset) and Irish (County Mayo): habitational name from Bingham (Nottinghamshire). The placename is probably from an Old English folk-name Bynningas (‘the people associated with a man named Bynna’) or possibly from an unattested Old English word bing ‘a kettle-shaped hollow’ + Old English hām ‘homestead’.2: Irish (Ulster of Scottish origin): altered form of Bigham.3: American shortened and altered form of various like-sounding Jewish surnames such as Bingenheimer.

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