Bingham Surname Origin
From the town of Binghamham, in Nottinghamshire, so named from the Danish Bingham, a place where provisions were deposited; and ham, a town or village. Binghamham, a depository for grain; a place tilled, inhabited.
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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