Ying Name Meaning

Chinese : from the name of the state of Ying, which existed during the Zhou dynasty (1122–221 bc). After Wu Wang established the Zhou dynasty in 1122 bc, he granted to his fourth son the state of Ying, along with the title Marquis of Ying. Descendants of the marquis later adopted the state name Ying as their surname. Chinese : variant of Xing. Chinese : there are two accounts of the origin of this surname, the character for which also means ‘hero’. One is a territory called Ying that existed during the Zhou dynasty (1122–221 bc) until its defeat by the state of Chu. The other source is a personage named Ying Bu who lived during the Han dynasty (206 bc–220 ad). Laotian: unexplained. Americanized form of German Jung.

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


Similar surnames: Yang, Jing, Yin, Ping, Ling, Yong, Xing, Pang, Xiang, Tong

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Ying Family Origin

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Ying Family Occupations

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  • Laundry

    20%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Laundry Man

    13%
  • Miner

    13%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ying family was Miner. Laundry, Farm Laborer and Laundry Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ying. The most common Ying occupation in the USA was Laundry. 20% of Ying's were Laundrys.

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Between 1962 and 2004, Ying life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ying in 1962 was 69, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ying

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