What does Gina mean?
Gina [gi-na] as a girls' name is pronounced GEE-nah. Short form of names ending in -gina, such as Georgina and Regina, or of Virginia. Also a feminine form of Gene, or a variant of Jean. Independent use dates from the 1920s. Actresses Gina Lollobrigida, Geena Davis, Gena Rowlands.
Gina has 28 more relations via Geena, Gena, Gene, Georgina, Jean, Regina, Virginia: Geenia, Geenya, Gene▼, Genia, Genie, Genny, Genya, Gigi, Ginella, Ginger▼, Gingia, Ginia, Ginnee, Ginni, Ginnie, Ginny, Ginya, Jeana, Jinia, Jinny, Jyn, Raina▲, Raine, Reina▲, Reine, Reyna▲, Rina and Riona.Creative forms:
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(male) Ginar, Ginay, .. Middle name pairings:
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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)
Gina reached its apex position of #73 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, and is at #1967 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Eugenia, Geena, Gena, Gene, Genevieve (#182 a year ago), Genia, Genie, Georgina (#1652), Gigi, Ginger, Ginny, Jean, Jeana, Jena, Jenna (#298), Jina, Raina (#924), Raine, Regina (#520), Reina (#952), Reine, Reyna (#710), Rina and Virginia (#522) are the popular alternative forms of Gina (#1967 a year ago) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Ginnie, are seldom used. These forms of Gina reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1920-1929 (average #1456) and are now much less widespread (#1589, 91.8% less usage), with forms such as Jean becoming less in vogue. Raina, Reina and Reyna are three of the more chic baby names here.
Gina▼ is alike in pronunciation to Genae, Genaya, Genna, Giana, Gianna, Janah, Janea, Janna▼, Jany, Jenai, Jenay, Jeni, Jianna, Jinae, Jinee, Jinna, Jinnea, Jinni, Joana▼, Johna, Jona, Jonay, Joni▼, Jonna and Junia. Other recommended names are Aina, Bina, Dina▼, Fina, Gaiana, Gana, Ganah, Gayna, Gia▲, Gila, Gisa, Gita, Giza, Guinna, Gunna, Gwin, Gwinn, Gwinna, Kina, Lina, Mina, Nina, Sina, Tina▼, Vina▼, Wina and Zina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Gina.See names in meaning and etymology.