Ginny Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Virginia:
Derived from the Latin Verginius (springlike, flourishing), an old Roman family name which has its root in the Latin ver (spring).
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My name is Ginny, its short for Virginia but since my dad was mia when the paper work got filled out im just Ginny on my birth certificate. i've loved it and iv'e hated it. i'm the only ginny i've ever met in real life, and the only one born after 1980 lol....i was born in '91 btw. i've gone by Ginniey, Genny, Gee, Gin, Ginger, Gigi, Virginia, and Vergi (like fergi but ya know with a v and way better then her lol). i love being unique and one of a kind. as for down sides, i'd say never finding one of those bike license plate things with my name kinda sucked. and really anything that says ginny already is nonexistent. really anything with a "G" is hard to find. which is why i pretty much buy anything with a G on it lol. oh and the harry potter chick Ginny weasly...so not cool. but at least people learned how to pronounce my name lol.
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Can be a short form for Virginia and Ginevra.
- Famous real-life people named Ginny
Virginia "Ginny" Brown-Waite - former U.S. Representative for Florida's 5th congressional district, serving from 2003 until 2011
Ginny Buckley - British journalist, radio and television presenter
Ginny Clee - English blues rock singer-songwriter and musician.
Virginia Leigh "Ginny" Owens - Contemporary Christian music singer/songwriter who is also blind.
- Ginny in song, story & screen
Jinny Exstead, character on the TV show "The Division"
Ginevra Molly Weasley from Harry Potter
Ginnie Sorelli, character on the TV show "Related"
Song called: Ginny Come Lately - Brian Hyland