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Bingham Family History

Bingham Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Nottinghamshire called Bingham, from an unattested Old English clan name, Binningas, or an Old English word bing ‘(a) hollow’ + Old English ham ‘homestead’. adm The name is also established in Ireland.Jewish (American): Americanized form of various like-sounding habitational names such as Bingenheimer.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

1,340,093 Historical Documents with Bingham on Ancestry.com
255,517 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
29,122 Military Records
17,070 Immigration Records
167,762 Census and Voter Lists
870,622 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bingham Families

  • Number of Bingham families
     145 - 288
     49 - 144
     1 - 48
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bingham families
     423 - 843
     142 - 422
     1 - 141
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Bingham families
     46 - 89
     16 - 45
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bingham Family Origin

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Bingham Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Bingham

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Bingham Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Bingham Civil War Service Records

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