Ing Name Meaning

English: from the Old Norse and Middle English personal name Ing(a), a short form of various names with the first element Ing- (see Ingle). English: habitational name from an Essex place name, Ing, which survives with various manorial affixes in the names Fryerning, Ingatestone, Ingrave, and Margaretting, and which is probably from an Old English tribal name Geingas ‘people of the district’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname from Yiddish ing ‘young’. Chinese : possibly a variant of Wu 1. Chinese : possibly a variant of Wu 4.

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

Similar surnames: King, Eng, Wing, Ring, Bing, Ling, Ming, Ying, Ping, Inge

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Ing Family Origin

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Ing Family Occupations

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In 1939, Wood Machinist and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ing. 12% of Ing men worked as a Wood Machinist and 79% of Ing women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ing were Chairmaker and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Wood Machinist
  • Lorry Driver (heavy Goods)
  • Builders Labourer
  • Chairmaker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Draft Card

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Ing Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Ing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Ing in 1953 was 33, and 79 in 2004.

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