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Ginger meaning and name origin

Ginger \gi(n)-ger\ as a girl's name is pronounced JIN-jer. It is of English origin, and the meaning of Ginger is "pep, liveliness; ginger". Refers to the pungent root used as a spice. Also, nickname for Virginia (Latin) "virgin". Made famous by actress Ginger Rogers.

Ginger has 4 variant forms: Gingee, Gingie, Ginjer and Jinger.

Baby names that sound like Ginger are Jinjer and Concord.

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Popularity of Ginger

Ginger is a very popular first name for women (#428 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#57053 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Ginger compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Ginger only.

Popularity of name Ginger
Popularity of Ginger

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