Boy name origins & meanings
- Irish : Lives near the pale bridge, bridge over white water
Family name origins & meanings
- English : habitational name from Bainbridge in North Yorkshire, named for the Bain river on which it stands (which is named with Old Norse beinn ‘straight’) + Old English brycg ‘bridge’.
- A family of this name was very prominent in Princeton, NJ, from the mid 17th century.