< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880


  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Chinese
  • Meaning: Sound of Jade/Dawn
  • #25874 All Time
More Popular Potential Spellings
2k Long
1k Link
< 1k Lang
< 1k Lanika
< 1k Leng
< 1k Lanique

How popular is the name "Ling" in the U.S.?

Click Here to Show Chart Data
YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born

Want to know about the populiarty of Ling? From 1880 to 2014, 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 1985 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 1985. Across the entire United States a total of only 8 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Answer a few simple questions to help us improve the information we display about names on the site.

Where is the name Ling popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Ling in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

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.


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.


Alternative Meanings

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

N is for nice, need I say more?

G is for glisten, a sparkle in your eye.

Your name in reverse order is "Gnil". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lngi". 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 Jan 26, 2012

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Wales approximately on 975. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

Name poster for Ling

Name poster for Ling(click to save the high quality version)

Here's something for you to ponder on...

What Does My Name Mean? - Have you wondered at one time or another what does my name mean? Knowing the meaning of your name can make you feel more amenable to your name than before.

Names Searched Right Now

118k Marissa
13k Tayler
< 1k Dorcile
< 1k Shrigis
< 1k Toriel
23k Matt
< 1k Sosun
8k Elliana
707k Gregory
1k Jonae
< 1k Mozart
< 1k Earmack
< 1k Horus
27k Lukas
32k Ken
< 1k Shelette
808k Michelle
< 1k Avlea
< 1k Bread
< 1k Shameda