Meaning and name origin
Gina \gi-na\ as a girl's 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 is a very popular first name for females (#213 out of 4276, Top 5%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Gina for girls. Gina reached its highest rank of #73 in the U.S. in 1960-1969. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Gina and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Genevieve (#210), Jenna (#266), Regina (#525), Virginia (#581), Jena, Jean, Gina, Gena, Gene, Genie and Eugenia. (2014 statistics).
Gina▼ is also pronounced similarly to Genae, Genia, Genna, Genya, Giana▼, Gianna▲, Ginia, Ginni, Ginny, Ginya, Gionna, Jaina, Jana▼, Jiana, Jinae, Jinia, Jinna and Jona. Other suggested 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 commonly used than Gina.