First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bing

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  1. A user from Australia says the name Bing is of Chinese origin and means "Ice".
  2. According to a user from Virginia, U.S., the name Bing is of Scottish origin and means "Amass".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Bing
A heap or pile; as, a bing of wood.

Etymology: Cf. Icel. bingr, Sw. binge, G. beige beuge. Cf. Prov. E. bink bench, and bench coal the uppermost stratum of coal


From Middle English bing, binge, benge, from Old Norse bingr (“heap of corn; bed; bolster”), related to Swedish binge (“heap”), Danish bing (“bin; box; compartment”).

  1. (slang): Prison solitary confinement, a term used by inmates.
  2. (Britain) A heap or pile, such as a slag heap. Cognate with Scots bing.

Origin obscure. Compare Scots bin (“to move speedily with noise”).

Onomatopoeia of a bouncing sound.

    bing was also found in the following language(s): Mandarin, Manx, and Scots

    Notable Persons Named Bing

    Notable Persons Named Bing

    Bing Crosby

    Bing Crosby was a singer and actor. He has been prominent since 1926. Bing was given the name Harry Lillis Crosby, Jr. on May 3rd, 1903 in Tacoma, Washington. He died on October 14th, 1977.

    Bing Russell

    Bing Russell was an actor, owner portland mavericks, portland mavericks, and ownerportland mavericks. His most notable accomplishments were from 1951 to 1990. Bing was given the name Neil Oliver Russell on May 5th, 1926 in Brattleboro, Vermont, U.S. He died on April 8th, 2003.

    Bing Gordon

    Bing Gordon is a partner at and kleiner perkins caufield & byers. Bing was born in 1950.

    Bing Wing Thom

    Bing Wing Thom is an architect. Bing was born on December 8th, 1940 in Hong Kong.

    Bing Slamet

    Bing Slamet was a musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1939 to 1974. Bing was given the name Ahmad Syech Albar on September 27th, 1927 in Cilegon. He breathed his last breath on December 17th, 1974.

    Bing Ji Ling

    Bing Ji Ling is a soul music, rhythm, blues, rock music, and roots rock musician. Bing was given the name Quinn Lamont Luke .


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Bing

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Bing

    Chandler Muriel Bing

    Chandler Muriel Bing is a statistical analysis, data reconfiguration, junior advertising copywriter, and advertising.

    Steve Bing

    Steve Bing is a businessman and film producer. Steve was given the name Stephen Leo Bing on March 31st, 1965.

    Dave Bing

    Dave Bing is a basketball player for the Detroit Pistons, Washington Wizards, and Boston Celtics. Dave was born on November 24th, 1943 in Washington, D.C.

    Carmella Bing

    Carmella was born on October 21st, 1981 in Salem, Oregon, U.S. Carmella is also known as Fass and Sarah Marie.

    Xu Bing

    Xu Bing is an artist in the fields of installation art, printmaking, and calligraphy. Xu was born Xu Bing in Chongqing.

    Gang Bing

    Gang is also known as Kang Ping. He passed away in 1410.

    • Hu Bing
    • Herman Bing
      Character Actor/voice Actor
    • Lam Chih Bing
    • Inigo Geoffrey Bing

    Common last names for Bing

    • Wong
    • Lee
    • Chin
    • Yee
    • Chan
    • Eng
    • Woo
    • Chen
    • Wu
    • Louie
    • Ng
    • Moy

    Common first names for Bing

    • James
    • William
    • John
    • Mary
    • Charles
    • Robert
    • George
    • Henry
    • Donald
    • Herbert
    • Frank
    • Edward

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Bing U.S.
      White 45.93% 64.26%
      African American 42.98% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.54% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.56% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 2.77% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 2.21% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Bing

    People with the last name Bing are most frequently White or African American

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    Fun Facts about the name Bing

  1. How Popular is the name Bing? Bing is the 20,485th most popular name of all time. As a last name Bing was the 8,133rd most popular name in 2010.
  2. How many people with the first name Bing have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 356 babies born with the first name Bing in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bing to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  3. What year were 5 or more babies first named Bing? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1924 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  4. When was Bing first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bing is Monday, January 1st, 1872.
  5. What year had the most people named Bing born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bing was in 1938 with a total of 17 babies.
  6. Weird things about the name Bing: The name spelled backwards is Gnib. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ibng. How do you pronounce that?
  7. How many people have the last name Bing? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,076 people with the last name Bing.
  8. How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bing? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Bing as their last name.
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