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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ning

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  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Ning is of Chinese origin and means "Peaceful".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Ning

Ning was born on March 6th, 1993 in Zhengzhou, Henan, China. Ning is also known as Baozi.


Ning Jing is an actor. Her ongoing career started in 1990.


'Magic Babe' Ning is a professional magician and entrepreneur. 'Magic was given the name Ning Cai on October 16th, 1982 in Singapore.


Ning Baizura is a pop, r&b, soul, rhythm, and blues musician. She was most prominent from 1992 to present. Ning was given the name Ning Baizura binti Sheikh Hamzah on June 28th, 1975 in Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia.


Ning was born on October 11th, 1982 in Hubei.


Ning Hao is a film director. Ning was born in 1977 in Shanxi.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ning

Ding was born on June 20th, 1990 in Daqing.


Li Ning is a gymnast. Li was born on March 10th, 1963 in Laibin.


Zhang Ning is a badminton player. Zhang was given the name 张宁 .


'Magic Babe' Ning is a professional magician and entrepreneur. 'Magic was given the name Ning Cai on October 16th, 1982 in Singapore.


Jiang Ning is a soccer player for the Hebei China Fortune F.C., Qingdao Jonoon F.C., Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao F.C., Guangzhou R&F F.C., China national under-23 football team, and China national football team. Jiang was born on September 1st, 1986 in Qingdao, Shandong, China.


Wang was born in 1955 in Nanjing. Wang is also known as Wang Luning.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Ning as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ning U.S.
  White 3.53% 64.26%
  African American 1.92% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 91.13% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.32% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ning

People with the last name Ning are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Ning

  • How Popular is the name Ning? Ning is the 73,627th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ning was the 25,037th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ning have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10 babies born with the first name Ning in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ning? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2017 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Ning first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ning is Monday, November 24th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Ning born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ning was in 2017 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ning: Your name in reverse order is Gnin. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ignn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ning? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 992 people with the last name Ning.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ning? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ning as their last name since less than 1 person in 294k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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