Ding Family History

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Ding Name Meaning

Chinese : there are several sources of this surname; one of them is a certain Duke Ding who lived during the reign of Wu Wang, who established the Zhou dynasty in 1122 bc.

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

Similar surnames: Ying, Ling, Jing, Ping, Xing, Dang, Dong, Xiang, King, Deng

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Ding Family Origin

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Ding Family Occupations

What did your Ding ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farm Labourer and Ag Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ding. The most common Ding occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 32% of Ding's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Ding family was Baker.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farm Labourer

  • Ag Labourer

  • Baker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ding ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ding Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Ding. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ding 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Ding. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Ding. For the veterans among your Ding ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ding Life Expectancy

What is the average Ding lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Ding life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ding in 1959 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ding

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ding 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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