Comments for the name Virginia

Comments for VIRGINIA:

Virginia Clemm was both Edgar Allan Poe's wife and his cousin. She lived an unfortunate life and died before she was 25.
-- Lady_Raltz  9/9/2005
This name was borne by American actress Virginia Mayo.
-- alberto  9/29/2005
This is Geena Davis' full name.
-- Leonardo2505  12/2/2005
Writer Virginia Woolf is a famous bearer. [noted -ed]
-- Anonymous User  12/16/2005
Virginia Woolf, like said above, was a writer. She commited suicide in Sussex, England in 1941 by drowning herself. She's my hero, and I plan on naming my first future daughter after her (I already have a cat named Woolf!).
-- Anonymous User  12/6/2006
Virginia Sorensen, who wrote a book called "Miracles on Maple Hill", a John Newbery Medal award winning book. Besides this book, she also wrote another book called "Plain Girl".
-- Anonymous User  6/12/2006
"Yes, Virginia..." is the name of an album by the Dresden Dolls. It refers to the letter in which a girl called Virginia wrote in to the New York Times and asked if there was a Santa Claus. Or was it the NY Post? I forget.
-- patchworkgirl  7/10/2006
Virginia Dare was the first person born in America, she was born August 18th, 1587 (I'm not sure if that's the right date or not). She disappeared along with 117 other people. (She's a part of the Lost Colony)
-- StevieGrl  7/18/2006
Virgina Dare was NOT the first person born in America. She was the first person of European blood born in America.
-- Anonymous User  7/24/2006
In response to the posts by StevieGrl and an anonymous user, she was the first person of ENGLISH blood born in the Americas. Vikings from nothern Europe travelled to Northern Canada and Greenland and set up colonies that failed miserably (that's why we never hear of them).
-- mhavril39  8/19/2007
A famous bearer is actress Virginia Madsen.
-- audreyhubley  9/3/2006
"Meet Virginia" is a fabulous song by the band Train.
-- Emmasj  11/10/2006
There is an author named Virginia Andrews aka V C Andrews.
-- Anonymous User  11/28/2006
Virginia Rappe (1891-1921), Hollywood starlet and model whose scandalous death at a party reduced Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle's career to shambles.
-- cateyedsnake  8/25/2007
Academy Award-winning actress Ginger Rogers (1911-1995) was born Virginia Katherine McMath.
-- BlueSomehow  1/30/2008
Virginia Gamba (1600-1634) was the oldest daughter of astronomer Galileo Galilei.
-- CarolinW  3/29/2010
Virginia Apgar (1909-1974) was a pediatric anesthesiologist who created the Apgar score, an observational technique used to assess the health of newborns. At one and five-minute intervals after birth, the newborn is given a score ranging from 0 to 2 in the categories heart rate, respiration, muscle tone, reflex, and color. Dr. Apgar was the first woman to chair the anesthesiology department at New York Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center and is considered a key founder of the field of neonatology.
-- humblebee  7/29/2011
Virginia "Pepper" Potts is Tony Stark's -Iron Man's- assistant in Marvel's Iron Man and Avengers comics.
-- Lady_Skywalker  1/21/2012
English actress Virginia McKenna (b. 1931), star of the movie "Born Free".

Virginia Lilian Emmeline Compton Mackenzie was the real name of famous English actress Fay Compton. (I put more about her under "Fay")

Famous English singer Vera Lynn's only child is named Virginia.
-- Just Jonquil  2/7/2013
In A Shirley Temple movie [I forget which one] she played a Virginia, and her nickname was "Miss Virgie" pronounced Vir-GEE.
-- anoldfashionedgirl  3/12/2013
Virginia Lewis is the name of the main protagonist from the 2000 NBC miniseries "The 10th Kingdom."
-- Meadow  2/1/2014
Virginia Centurione Bracelli is a saint.
-- LoveHeartKawaii  9/20/2014

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