Gina: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Gina

Gina

Pronunciation: JEE-nə (key)

Origin of the name Gina:

Originally a short form of Georgine (earthworker), Gina is also used as an independent given name.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Geena, Regina

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Comments and insights on the name Gina: | Edit

Gina can be short for Virginia, Regina, or Genevieve. It is also the Italian version of "Jean."

Personal experiences with the name Gina: | Edit

My name is Gina but people often want to put the Re in front and call me Regina.

Nicknames for Gina: | Edit

Geen, Geenie

Meanings and history of the name Gina: | Edit

Also from the Italian "Regina," meaning "queen."
Also in China Gina means smart,kind,and creative

Famous real-life people named Gina: | Edit

Gina Lollobrigida, Italian actress
Geena Davis, American actress
Gina Gershon, American actress
Gina Birch, British punk musician
Gina Schock, drummer for the '80s American band the Go-Gos
Gina Villalobos, American singer-songwriter, musician and producer
Gina Riley, Australian comedian

Gina in song, story & screen: | Edit

"Gina", song by the Stray Cats
"Gina" is in Living On a Prayer by Bon Jovi
"Gina In the King's Road" by Al Stewart

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