Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. JIN-jər  [key·IPA]

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 & CulturesVerginia, 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