< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880


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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 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ling" is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2010. Across the entire United States a total of only 10 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.


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.


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 lucky, who is more?

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

G is for genial, a pleasing personality.

Your name in reverse order is "Gnil". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Igln". 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 Dec 5, 1926

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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 Ireland approximately on 1550. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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