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What does Ginny mean?

Ginny Pronunciation of Ginny [gin-ny] as a girls' name is pronounced JIN-ee. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Ginny is "virgin". Short form, usually of Virginia.

Associated with: virgin.


Ginny has 8 variants: Genny, Ginelle, Ginette, Ginnee, Ginnie, Jinee, Jinnie and Jinny.

13 more relations via Virginia: Geena, Geenya, Genia, Genya, Gigi, Gina, Ginger, Gingia, Ginia, Ginni, Ginya, Jinia and Virgy.

Creative forms:
(female) Ginsy, Giny, ..

(male) Ginno, Ginry, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ginny Esme (G.E.), ..

How popular is Ginny?

Ginny is a very prominent first name for women (#1401 out of 4276, Top 33%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Ginny entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its highest rank of #821 in the U.S. during 1950-1959, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ginny name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ginny outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Ginny listed in the Top 2000 are Virginia (#522 via latest list), Gina (#1967), Jinnie, Genia, Ginger, Geena and Gigi. Adoption of these forms of Ginny reached its apex a century ago (usage of 2.2%) and has become much less since.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ginny, Geena, Genia, Gigi, Gina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ginger, Jinnie, Virginia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ginny and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ginny is alike in pronunciation to Genaya, Genie, Genna, Gennie, Geonna, Gianna, Ginna, Gionna, Janay, Janey, Janney, Janny, Jany, Jennay, Jenney, Jiana, Jianna, Jina, Jinae, Jinna, Jinnea, Jinni, Jonay, Jonna and Jonni. Other suggested similar names are Anny, Benny, Binny, Blinny, Bonny, Bunny, Cinny, Conny, Danny, Denny, Dinny, Donny, Fanny, Gilly, Gipsy, Guinna, Gunna, Gunne, Gwenny, Gwinn, Gwinna, Gwinne, Hanny, Konny, Lanny, Minny, Nanny, Penny, Renny, Ronny, Sanny, Signy, Sinny, Sunny, Tiny, Vinny and Winny. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ginny.

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