Meaning and Origin of: Bing

Girl name origins & meanings

  • German : From the name Bingham: kettle-shaped hollow

Girl name variations

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Chinese : Soldier, ice
  • German : Kettle-shaped hollow

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : of uncertain derivation; probably a topographic name for someone living near a bing, a northern dialect word recorded with the senses ‘heap’, ‘bin’, ‘receptacle’ (probably from Old Norse bingr ‘stall’).
  • Jewish (western Ashkenazic) and Danish : habitational name from Bing, a shortened form of Bingen.
  • Danish : metonymic occupational name, from bing ‘storage bin for grain’, for someone who either made or used such containers.