Bai Name Meaning

Chinese : according to legend, this name comes from Bai Huang, the name of a prehistoric Chinese leader. At a later date, the kingdom of Bai in the area of present-day Henan province gave its name to descendants of its ruling clan. The Chinese character for this name may also mean ‘cypress’. Chinese : from the name of the Victorious Duke Bai of the kingdom of Chu, who lived during the Zhou dynasty (1122–221 bc). This Chinese character may also mean ‘white’ or ‘clear’. Korean: variant of Pae.

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

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Bai Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1880, the most common Bai occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Bai's were Farmers.

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Between 1945 and 2004, Bai life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Bai in 1945 was 49, and 84 in 2004.

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