What does Gina mean?
Gina /gi-na/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced GEE-nah. Short form of names ending in -gina, a feminine form of Gene, or a variant of Jean. Also used as a prefix to form new variants. Independent use dates from the 1920s. Actresses Gina Lollobrigida, Geena Davis, Gena Rowlands.
Gina▼ has 37 more related variations via Geena, Gena, Jean: Geenia, Geenya, Gene▼, Genia, Gennie, Genny, Genya, Ginia, Ginnee, Ginni, Ginnie, Ginny, Ginya, Jeana▼, Jeane▼, Jeanee, Jeaneen, Jeanelle, Jeanene, Jeanette▼, Jeanice, Jeanie▼, Jeanine▼, Jeanique, Jeanna▼, Jeanne▼, Jeanneen, Jeannetta, Jeannette▼, Jeannie▼, Jeannine▼, Jeannique, Jenette, Jenica, Jennet, Jennetta and Jennine.Kreatif forms: Ghina, Gine, Giuna. [more]
How popular is Gina?
Gina is a very prominent first name for females (#213 out of 4276, Top 5%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#70906 out of 150436, Top 47%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Gina for girls. Gina entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its apex position of #73 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Eugenia, Gena, Gene, Genevieve (#210 a year ago), Genie, Ginny, Jean, Jeana, Jeane, Jeanette, Jeanie, Jeanine, Jeanna, Jeanne, Jeannette, Jeannie, Jeannine, Jena, Jenna (#266), Regina (#525) and Virginia (#581) are the popular alternative forms of Gina rated in the Top 1000. Variants like Jeaneen are seldom used. These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.4595%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.1099%, down 76.1%), with forms such as Jeanine, Jeanna, Jeanne, Jeannette and Jeannie falling out of style. Genevieve (#210) and Jenna (#266) are two of the more chic baby names here, with Genevieve having a resurgence in usage. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Gina and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Gina▼ is alike in pronunciation to Genae, Genna, Giana▲, Gianna▲, Gionna, Jaina, Jana▼, Jiana, Jinae, Jinia, Jinna and Jona. Other recommended similar baby names are Aina, Bina, Dina▼, Fina, Gaiana, Gana, Ganah, Gayna, Gia▲, Gila, Gita, Giza, Guinna, Gunna, Gwin, Gwinn, Gwinna, Kina, Lina▼, Mina▼, Nina, Rina, Sina▼, Tina▼, Vina▼, Wina and Zina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Gina.