Infographic of Virginia name meaning, which is “The untasted maiden,” from the Latin virgo, a virgin. In Roman legend, a beautiful virgin who was slain by her own father to prevent her being given away as a slave to a lusty Roman magis trate.
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Virginia Name Popularity

How popular is the name Virginia? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 28 2,838 0.8061%
1911 25 3,260 0.8754%
1912 20 4,804 0.9526%
1913 15 6,030 1.0635%
1914 14 7,598 1.0903%
1915 12 10,949 1.2051%
1916 10 12,486 1.2926%
1917 10 14,258 1.4252%
1918 7 16,421 1.53%
1919 7 15,637 1.4933%
1920 7 17,314 1.5572%
1921 6 19,033 1.6622%
1922 7 19,140 1.718%
1923 7 18,327 1.6363%
1924 7 18,621 1.6035%
1925 7 17,489 1.5473%
1926 8 16,155 1.4688%
1927 8 15,721 1.4202%
1928 9 14,496 1.3548%
1929 11 13,234 1.2777%
1930 12 13,195 1.2632%
1931 12 11,878 1.2035%
1932 14 10,756 1.0887%
1933 15 9,717 1.043%
1934 15 9,995 1.0339%
1935 16 9,862 1.0148%
1936 14 9,647 1.0015%
1937 16 9,512 0.9653%
1938 22 9,268 0.9053%
1939 21 9,227 0.9071%
1940 21 9,553 0.8988%
1941 23 10,043 0.8923%
1942 23 10,804 0.8556%
1943 25 10,844 0.8306%
1944 26 9,894 0.7983%
1945 28 9,241 0.7577%
1946 31 10,016 0.6788%
1947 34 10,405 0.6233%
1948 36 9,298 0.5824%
1949 39 8,891 0.5527%
1950 43 8,314 0.5164%
1951 47 8,179 0.4824%
1952 49 8,161 0.4675%
1953 53 7,546 0.4264%
1954 61 7,178 0.3927%
1955 66 6,855 0.3727%
1956 75 6,384 0.338%
1957 75 6,240 0.3243%
1958 85 5,665 0.2997%
1959 93 5,255 0.2766%
1960 102 4,784 0.2525%
1961 103 4,572 0.2422%
1962 105 4,282 0.2332%
1963 103 4,214 0.2348%
1964 110 3,783 0.2149%
1965 115 3,290 0.2012%
1966 121 2,937 0.1881%
1967 136 2,545 0.1677%
1968 131 2,440 0.1625%
1969 138 2,429 0.1577%
1970 147 2,312 0.1453%
1971 150 2,134 0.142%
1972 165 1,766 0.1297%
1973 151 1,803 0.1391%
1974 160 1,688 0.1299%
1975 156 1,711 0.1331%
1976 160 1,584 0.1229%
1977 169 1,580 0.1172%
1978 165 1,633 0.1215%
1979 169 1,643 0.1165%
1980 161 1,717 0.1174%
1981 159 1,781 0.1212%
1982 164 1,742 0.1166%
1983 165 1,666 0.1129%
1984 188 1,446 0.0972%
1985 195 1,353 0.0891%
1986 192 1,337 0.0886%
1987 211 1,222 0.0801%
1988 203 1,259 0.0808%
1989 213 1,246 0.0772%
1990 216 1,303 0.0786%
1991 236 1,151 0.0706%
1992 259 1,056 0.0662%
1993 266 1,005 0.0645%
1994 294 899 0.0586%
1995 309 871 0.0578%
1996 292 961 0.0642%
1997 359 738 0.0499%
1998 360 771 0.0515%
1999 359 792 0.0529%
2000 366 776 0.0508%
2001 386 723 0.048%
2002 372 768 0.0512%
2003 407 709 0.0466%
2004 438 657 0.0431%
2005 444 645 0.0422%
2006 500 567 0.0362%
2007 534 541 0.0343%
2008 549 512 0.0331%
2009 610 445 0.0298%
2010 592 447 0.031%
2011 556 473 0.0332%
2012 570 463 0.0325%
2013 535 499 0.035%
2014 570 474 0.0325%
2015 504 565 0.0388%
2016 498 568 0.0394%
2017 494 566 0.0406%
2018 510 542 0.0395%
2019 501 534 0.0394%

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Names Like Virginia

If you like Virginia, you’ll love these other names like Virginia.


What names are diminutives of Virginia?

A diminutive is a name that’s like Virginia sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Virginia, but shorter.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Ginnie

Maiden

Latin

Vergie

A diminutive form of Virginia.

Vingy

A diminutive form of Virginia.

Virgie

Maiden

Latin


What names are variants of Virginia?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Virginia.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Geena

American

Geenia

Maiden

Latin

Geenya

Maiden

Latin

Genia

Well-born, noble; sacrifice; maiden

Latin

Genya

Maiden

Latin

Gigi

Farmer

French

Gina
Ginella

Maiden

Latin

Ginelle

Maiden

Latin

Ginger

Pep, liveliness; ginger

Latin

Gingia

Maiden

Latin

Ginia

Maiden

Latin

Ginnee

Maiden

Latin

Ginni

Maiden

Latin

Ginnie

Maiden

Latin

Ginny

Latin

Ginya

Maiden

Latin

Jenell

Maiden

Latin

Jenella

God is gracious; maiden

Latin

Jenelle

God is gracious; maiden

Latin

Jinia

Maiden

Latin

Jinjer

Maiden

Latin

Jinnie

Maiden

Latin

Jinny
Verginia

Maiden

Latin

Verginya

Maiden

Latin

Virge

Maiden

Latin

Virgena

Maiden

Latin

Virgene

Maiden

Latin

Virgenya

Maiden

Latin

Virgie

Maiden

Latin

Virgina

Maiden

Latin

Virgine

Maiden

Latin

Virginie

Maiden

Latin

Virginnia

Maiden

Latin

Virgy

Maiden

Latin


Lists With Virginia

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Siblings of Virginia

Mamas with kids named Virginia also have kids with these names.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
James

Supplanter

English

1 Comment

  1. Virginia is named after a grandmother on both sides of our family. We love that this is an established name and also a place. People will know how to spell it. 🙂 We also love the nickname Ginny, which is what we’ve decided to call her.


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