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Meaning and Origin of: Binney

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Hindi : A musical instrument
  • Hebrew : Intelligence, understanding
  • German : From the name Bingham: kettle-shaped hollow

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English (chiefly South Yorkshire) : topographic name for someone who lived on land enclosed by a bend in a river, from Old English binnan ēa ‘within the river’, or a habitational name from places in Kent called Binney and Binny, which have this origin.
  • Scottish : habitational name from Binney or Binniehill near Falkirk, named in Gaelic as Beinnach, from beinn ‘hill’ + the locative suffix -ach.