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< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Ling

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Chinese
  • Meaning: Sound of Jade/Dawn
  • #26313 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Ling in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1977 5 5 0
1978 5 5 0
1980 8 8 0
1981 13 13 0
1982 12 6 6
1983 7 7 0
1984 7 7 0
1985 8 8 0
1986 7 7 0
1987 7 7 0
1988 6 6 0
1989 11 6 5
1990 10 10 0
1991 7 0 7
1992 8 8 0
1994 7 7 0
1996 6 6 0
1998 6 6 0
1999 5 5 0
2000 9 9 0
2002 6 6 0
2004 10 10 0
2006 8 8 0
2010 10 10 0
2013 7 7 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Ling baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 195 babies born with the name Ling in the United States. That's more than enough Lings to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ling" was in 1981 with a total of 13 babies.

According to the 1983 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ling" is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1983. Across the entire United States a total of only 7 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Ling popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Ling" mean? The list below shows the origins of Ling as well as things modernly associated with the name Ling such as celebrities named Ling.

Chinese

Origin and Meaning of Ling

The name "Ling" is of Chinese origin, and it means "Sound of Jade/Dawn". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Ling Jie

Ling Jie is a gymnast. Ling was born in 1982 in Hengyang, Hunan.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Ling

Ling Chi
Ling Jihua
Ling Ling
Ling Ling Vine
Ling Tosite Sigure
Ling Wancheng
Ling Yao
Ling Fish

Alternative Meanings

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

G is for grand, the life you will live.

Your name in reverse order is "Gnil". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Gnli". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Ling born Jul 21, 1986

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Thailand approximately on 1375. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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