Buckingham Surname Origin
(Origin Saxon) Locality. A shire and town in England, and so called either from Bucen, beechen, and ham, a village, from the abundance of beech-trees growing there, or from the Saxon bucca, deer--the deer-village.
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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