Ming Last Name Popularity, Meaning and Origin
In this article we'll look at the origin and meaning of the surname Ming and how popular it is in the United States. We'll also look at the race and ethnic origin of people in the United States who are named Ming.
Ming, like all of the names we have data for, is identified by the U.S. Census Bureau as a surname which has more than 100 occurrences in the United States in the Decennial Census survey. The most recent statistics we have for the Ming surname is from the 2010 census data.
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Where Does Ming Rank in the Most Common U.S. Names?
According to the data, Ming is ranked #8,718 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Ming surname appeared 3,764 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1.28 would have the surname Ming.
We can also compare 2010 data for Ming to data from the previous census in 2000. The table below contains all of the statistics for both years in a side-by-side comparison.
|Proportion per 100k||1.28||1.64||-24.66%|
Race and Ethnic Origin of People with the Last Name Ming
We also have some data on the ancestry of people with the surname Ming.
For the most recent 2010 census data, the race/ethnic origin breakdown for Ming was:
- 49.63%, or 1,868 total occurrences, were "Non-Hispanic White Only".
- 19.58%, or 737 total occurrences, were "Non-Hispanic Black Only".
- 21.63%, or 814 total occurrences, were "Non-Hispanic Asian and Pacific Islander Only".
- 0.80%, or 30 total occurrences, were "Non-Hispanic American Indian and Alaskan Native".
- 4.54%, or 171 total occurrences, were "Non-Hispanic of Two or More Races".
- 3.83%, or 144 total occurrences, were "Hispanic Origin".
Since we have data from the previous census in 2000, we can also compare the values to see how the popularity of Ming has changed in the 10 years between the two census surveys.
|Asian and Pacific Islander||21.63%||16.13%||29.13%|
|American Indian and Alaskan Native||0.80%||0.65%||20.69%|
|Two or More Races||4.54%||3.45%||27.28%|
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"Ming Last Name Popularity, Meaning and Origin". NameCensus.com. Accessed on August 11, 2022. https://namecensus.com/last-names/ming-surname-popularity/.
"Ming Last Name Popularity, Meaning and Origin". NameCensus.com, https://namecensus.com/last-names/ming-surname-popularity/. Accessed 11 August, 2022
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