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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Girling

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Alt. Meaning

G is for grand, the life you will live.

I is for ideals, no higher!

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

I is for independent, a balance between being overly reliant and alone

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

G is for great, that describes you.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Girling


Julie Girling is a for South West England and Member of the European Parliament. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2009 to present. Julie was born on December 21st, 1956.


William was born on March 9th, 1882. He passed away on September 7th, 1973.



Mary was born in 1827. They passed away in 1886.


Barry was born in 1858 in Bristol. He died in 1948.


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Popularity of Girling as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Girling U.S.
  White 93.42% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.57% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.76% 16.26%

Of Last Name Girling

People with the last name Girling are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Girling

  • How Popular is the name Girling? As a last name Girling was the 62,714th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Girling? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Girling was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Girling: Your name in reverse order is Gnilrig. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ilnrgig. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Girling? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 319 people with the last name Girling.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Girling? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Girling as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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