Bing Family History

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Bing Name Meaning

English: of uncertain derivation; probably a topographic name for someone living near a bing, a northern dialect word recorded with the senses ‘heap’, ‘bin’, ‘receptacle’ (probably from Old Norse bingr ‘stall’). Jewish (western Ashkenazic) and Danish: habitational name from Bing, a shortened form of Bingen. Danish: metonymic occupational name, from bing ‘storage bin for grain’, for someone who either made or used such containers.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Ing, Ring, Bink, King, Ling, Tong, Bang, Wing, Ming, Banz

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Bing Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bing name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bing. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


  • European Jewish


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Bing Family Origin

Where is the Bing family from?

Bing Family Occupations

What did your Bing ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bing family was Labourer. The most common Bing occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Bing's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bing.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Labourer

  • Labourer


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Bing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Bing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bing census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Bing. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Bing. For the veterans among your Bing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bing Life Expectancy

What is the average Bing lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Bing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1957. The average life expectancy for Bing in 1952 was 19, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bing ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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