GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: JIN-jər   [key]
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.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Lagina (African American), Gigi (French)
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