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Popularity
< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Ling

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Chinese
  • Meaning: Sound of Jade/Dawn
  • #25874 All Time
Girls
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How popular is the name "Ling" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1977550
1978550
1980880
198113130
19821266
1983770
1984770
1985880
1986770
1987770
1988660
19891165
199010100
1991707
1992880
1994770
1996660
1998660
1999550
2000990
2002660
200410100
2006880
201010100
2013770

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.

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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 south east? 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.

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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Alternative Meanings

L is for love, everlasting.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

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 "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 Sep 18, 1987

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 USA South-East approximately on 1775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

Name poster for Ling

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