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See also: Bólíng and boling


Etymology 1[edit]

From various origins, including German Böhling and English Bolling and Bowling.

Proper noun[edit]

Boling (plural Bolings)

  1. A surname​.


  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Boling is the 4669th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 7597 individuals. Boling is most common among White (91.37%) individuals.

Etymology 2[edit]

From the pinyin romanization of Mandarin 博陵 (Bólíng, rich with mounds).

Proper noun[edit]


  1. (historical) A former region of early imperial China in present-day Hebei.
  2. (historical) A former princely title of imperial China.
  3. (historical) A former commandery of medieval China in present-day Hebei.
  4. (historical) The various seats of the commandery: present-day Raoyang, Anping, and Dingzhou in Hebei.