Bi Name Meaning

Chinese : probably from the name of a people living to the west of China in ancient times, who integrated with the Han Chinese during the Han dynasty (206 bc–220 ad). The character also means ‘finish’, ‘conclude’. Vietnamese: unexplained. Scandinavian: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Ba, Ji, Bo, Bu, Li, Bai, Pi, Si, Yi, Qi

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Bi Family Origin

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Bi Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Bi occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Bi's were Keeping Houses.

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Bi Life Expectancy

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Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Bi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Bi in 1967 was 85, and 13 in 2004.

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