Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. BING-um
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Contributor Contrib.AngelM0113 on 10/12/2017
Ultimately deriving from the toponym of Melcombe Bingham in Dorset. The name was taken to Ireland in the 16th century, by Richard Bingham, a native of Dorset who was appointed governor of Connaught in 1584. There is another Bingham in Nottinghamshire.