GINA
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: JEE-nah (Italian), JEE-nÉ™ (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Short form of GEORGINA, REGINA, LUIGINA, and other names ending in gina. It can also be used as a diminutive of VIRGINIA or EUGENIA. It was popularized in the 1950s by Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida (1927-), whose birth name was Luigina.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Genie, Ginger, Ginnie, Ginny, Ina, Jinny, Virgee, Virgie, Geena, Gena, Jeana, Jeanna (English), Ina (Swedish), Ina (Norwegian), Ina (Danish)
MASCULINE FORMS: Giorgio, Luigi (Italian), Geordie, George, Georgie (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Lagina (African American), Eugeneia, Eugenia (Ancient Greek), Verginia, Virginia (Ancient Roman), Eukene (Basque), Evgeniya, Gergana, Raina, Rayna, Raya, Zhenya (Bulgarian), Alojzija (Croatian), Jiřina (Czech), Georgina, Louisa, Louise (Dutch), Loviise (Estonian), Loviisa (Finnish), Eugénie, Georgette, Georgine, Louise, Régine, Virginie, Gigi, Lou, Louisette (French), Uxía (Galician), Aloisia, Georgina, Louisa, Luise, Regina, Regine, Ina (German), Evgenia, Georgia, Louiza (Greek), Györgyi, Lujza, Györgyike (Hungarian), Regina (Late Roman), Liudvika, Regina (Lithuanian), Evgenija (Macedonian), Ruiha (Maori), Eugenia, Ludwika, Luiza, Regina (Polish), Eugênia, Luísa, Luiza, Virginia (Portuguese), Eugenia, Luiza, Virginia, Georgeta (Romanian), Evgeniya, Yevgeniya, Zhenya (Russian), Alojzia (Slovak), Alojzija (Slovene), Eugenia, Georgina, Luisa, Virginia (Spanish), Owena (Welsh)
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