Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. JIN-jər

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 & CulturesLagina(African American) Verginia, Virginia(Ancient Roman) Virginie, Gigi(French) Virginia(Greek) Virginia(Italian) Virginija(Lithuanian) Virginia(Portuguese) Virginia(Romanian) Virginia(Spanish)


People think this name is

youthful   informal   natural   wholesome   refined   strange   simple   comedic  


Entry updated October 11, 2012