Last name origins & meanings:
- 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.
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