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Meaning and Origin of: Bing

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First name origins & meanings:

  • German : From the name Bingham: kettle-shaped hollow
  • Chinese : Soldier, ice
  • German : Kettle-shaped hollow

Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : of uncertain derivation; probably a topographic name for someone living near a bing, a northern dialect word recorded with the senses ‘heap’, ‘bin’, ‘receptacle’ (probably from Old Norse bingr ‘stall’).
  • Jewish (western Ashkenazic) and Danish : habitational name from Bing, a shortened form of Bingen.
  • Danish : metonymic occupational name, from bing ‘storage bin for grain’, for someone who either made or used such containers.