Virginia

Pronunciation: ve-e-rge-e-ne
Origin: Italy
gender-female
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Southern Europe

Virginia is a baby girl name of Latin origin, derived from the Roman names Verginius and Virginius. The name translates to "maid," "virgin," and "pure". It is a feminine given name in Germanic and Romance languages, and according to legend, Virginia was a Roman girl who was killed by her father to save her from seduction by the Etruscan king. The name is also associated with the state of Virginia in the United States, which is named after Queen Elizabeth I of England, who was known as the "Virgin Queen". The name Virginia carries both beauty and awe, as it is linked to legends and sacrifice. Some famous people named Virginia include author Virginia Woolf and tennis player Virginia Wade. The name was the 545th most popular name given to baby girls born in the United States in 2007.

Virginia Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Virginia is currently #562 on Kiindred
gender-female Girl: Virginia is currently #296 on Kiindred Girl Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Virginia is currently #554 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-female Girl Unique: Virginia is currently #295 on Kiindred Girl Unique Names

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Famous People Named Virginia

  • Virginia Woolf: Virginia Woolf was an English writer and modernist author known for her novels "Mrs. Dalloway," "To the Lighthouse," and "Orlando." She passed away in 1941.
  • Virginia Madsen: Virginia Madsen is an American actress known for her roles in "Sideways," "Candyman," and "Designated Survivor."
  • Virginia McKenna: Virginia McKenna is a British actress and author known for her roles in "Born Free," "A Town Like Alice," and her work in wildlife conservation.
  • Virginia Wade: Virginia Wade is a British former professional tennis player known for winning three Grand Slam singles titles, including Wimbledon in 1977.
  • Virginia Johnson: Virginia Johnson was an American sexologist and psychologist known for her pioneering research on human sexuality alongside William Masters. She passed away in 2013.
  • Virginia Patton: Virginia Patton is an actress who appeared in films like "Casablanca" and "The Best Years of Our Lives."