Bingham (surname)

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Bingham
Family name
Region of origin England

Bingham is a surname of English origin, 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.[clarification needed]

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Publishers:

  • Barry Bingham, Sr., owner and publisher of Pulitzer Prize–winning Courier-Journal newspaper of Louisville, Kentucky
  • Barry Bingham, Jr., editor and publisher of Pulitzer Prize–winning Courier-Journal newspaper of Louisville, Kentucky

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Others[edit]

  • Max Bingham, Australian politician in the Tasmanian House of Assembly
  • Mark Bingham, a leader of the attempted passenger revolt against hijackers aboard United Airlines Flight 93
  • Tyler Bingham, US-American Criminal

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