Bingham Family History
Bingham Name Meaning
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’. Irish (Ulster of Scottish origin): altered form of Bigham . American shortened and altered form of various like-sounding Jewish surnames such as Bingenheimer .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022