Given Name GINA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: JEE-na (Italian), JEE-nə (English)   [details]

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.

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actresses, currently out of the US top 1000, diminutives, Gundam characters, short forms, Stephen King characters
VARIANTS: Gena, Genie, Ginger, Ginnie, Ginny, Ina, Jinny, Virgee, Virgie, Geena (English), Ina (Swedish), Ina (Norwegian), Ina (Danish)
MASCULINE FORMS: Aloisio, Alvise, Giorgio, Lodovico, Ludovico, Luigi (Italian), Eugene, George, Owen, Rex (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Lagina (African American), Eugeneia, Eugenia (Ancient Greek), Verginia, Virginia (Ancient Roman), Eukene (Basque), Evgenia, Evgeniya, Gergana, Raina, Rayna, Raya, Zhenya (Bulgarian), Lluïsa (Catalan), Alojzija (Croatian), Jiřina, Regina (Czech), Georgina, Louisa, Louise (Dutch), Loviise (Estonian), Loviisa (Finnish), Eugénie, Georgette, Georgine, Louise, Régine, Virginie, Gigi, Lou, Louisette (French), Uxía (Galician), Georgina, Louisa, Louise, Luise, Regina, Regine, Ina (German), Evgenia, Georgia, Louiza (Greek), Györgyi, Lujza, Regina, Györgyike (Hungarian), Regina (Late Roman), Jevgēņija, Jevgeņija (Latvian), Liudvika, Regina (Lithuanian), Evgenija (Macedonian), Ruiha (Maori), Eugenia, Ludwika, Luiza, Regina (Polish), Eugênia, Luísa, Regina, Virginia (Portuguese), Luiza (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Eugenia, Luiza, Virginia, Georgeta, Georgiana (Romanian), Evgenia, Evgeniya, Yevgeniya, Zhenya (Russian), Alojzia, Lujza (Slovak), Alojzija (Slovene), Eugenia, Georgina, Luisa, Regina, Reina, Reyes, Virginia, Reyna (Spanish), Yevheniya (Ukrainian), Owena (Welsh)
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