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GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.JIN-jər
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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 & CulturesLagina African American Verginia, Virginia Ancient Roman Virginie, Gigi French Virginia Italian Virginia Portuguese Virginia Romanian Virginia Spanish Virginia Swedish

Categories

actresses, Bobs Burgers characters, colors, currently out of the US top 1000, dancers, Discworld characters, flora, food, herbs, nature, orange, plants, RuPauls Drag Race contestants, singers, spices, True Blood characters, True Detective characters
Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute