Gina Name Meaning & Origin
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.
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Gina can be short for Virginia, Regina, or Genevieve. It is also the Italian version of "Jean."
Gina and Inga are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.
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My name is Gina but people often want to put the Re in front and call me Regina.
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Geen, Geenie, Gini and Gigi.
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Also from the Italian "Regina," meaning "queen."
Also in China Gina means smart,kind,and creative
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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
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"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