Given Name GINGER

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: JIN-jər  [details]

Meaning & History

From the English word ginger for the spice or the reddish-brown colour. It can also be a diminutive of VIRGINIA, as in the case of actress and dancer Ginger Rogers (1911-1995), by whom the name was popularized.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Lagina (African American), Verginia, Virginia (Ancient Roman), Virginie, Gigi (French), Virginia (Italian), Virginia (Portuguese), Virginia (Romanian), Virginia (Spanish), Virginia (Swedish)

Categories

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Entry updated October 11, 2012