Ying Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Ying Family Origin

Where is the Ying family from?

Ying Family Occupations

What did your Ying ancestors do for a living?

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.

View Census data for Ying | Data not to scale

  • Laundry

    20%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Laundry Man

    13%
  • Miner

    13%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Ying Historical Records

What Ying family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ying. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ying census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Ying

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ying. 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.

View all Ying immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ying. For the veterans among your Ying ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Ying military records

You've only scratched the surface of Ying family history.

Ying Life Expectancy

What is the average Ying lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ying

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ying 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.

Famous Ying Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Look up another name