No. Of Syllables:1
No. Of Letters:4
Origin & Meaning
The meaning of Ling is "alert, quick, bell, chime, compassionate".
View the Ling Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Ling has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Ling to other names.
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Males are often given names which are linked to strength and firmness and females to names associated with beauty and flowers. Chinese children are never named after a famous person or an elder in the family as this is considered offensive.
Full names are used to address someone informally, and a salutation along with the family name is used to address someone formally. For example, Yao Ming of the Houston Rockets would be addressed as Yao Ming informally and Mr. Yao formally.
Some Chinese people who emigrate to or do business in Western nations, reverse the order of their names as a way of Westernizing their names. For example the cellist and composer Yo-Yo Ma, whose family name is Ma.