Virginia: baby girl name popularity and meaning


Of Latin origin, meaning “virginal” or “pure.” Ironic, since the tourism slogan of the state of Virginia has been “Virginia is for lovers” … since ‘69. You can’t make this stuff up, folks.


Virgie, Gin, Ginny.

Famous people named Virginia:

Novelist Virginia Woolf; actresses Virginia Madsen, Virginia Capers, Virginia Williams, and Virginia Gardner; ballerina Virginia Zucchi.

Fun fact:

Both singer Patsy Cline and actress Ginger Rogers were originally christened Virginia at birth.

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