When Walter Stanford Yingling was born on 6 June 1896, in Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob E. Yingling, was 31 and his mother, Irene Dinishia McMasters, was 31. He married Ruth Fay Fry on 22 May 1918, in Ohio, United States. He lived in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 9 March 1973, in Portage, Ohio, United States, at the age of 76.
Americanized form of German or Jewish Jüngling (see Jungling ).