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Ping Name Meaning

English: unexplained; perhaps a variant of Pink. Chinese : there are two sources of this name, which also means ‘peace’. One is the name of a senior minister of the state of Qi during the Spring and Autumn period (722–481 bc), who was posthumously named Yan Pingzhong. The other source is a city called Ping in the state of Han during the Warring States period (403–221 bc). It was granted to a marquis whose descendants adopted the place name as their surname.

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


Similar surnames: Ying, Jing, Ming, Ling, Pang, Ning, Xing, Pong, Xiang, Pin

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Ping Family Origin

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Ping Family Occupations

What did your Ping ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ping occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Ping's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ping family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ping.

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    3%

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

Ping Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ping. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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

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Ping Life Expectancy

What is the average Ping lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Ping life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ping in 1952 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ping

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ping 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.

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