Name
GINGER

Name GINGER

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 42,524 births of Ginger in the countries below, which represents an average of 299 births of children bearing the first name Ginger per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 28 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Ginger   
In Italiano Nome Ginger   


Information about the first name Ginger

The first name Ginger has been assigned to:
0.00% to boys
100.00% to girls
The country where the first name Ginger is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 6 letters including 2 vowels and 4 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Ginger

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Ginger : Reggin

Ginger in Japanese *

Romajijinjaa
Katakanaジンジャー
Hiraganaじんじゃー
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Ginger in Japanese
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Ginger in sign language

Ginger in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Ginger

US English
Etymology src :
  • A diminutive of Virginia; also a nickname for someone or something with ginger-coloured hair.
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English gingere, alteration of gingivere, from Old English gingifer, gingiber (influenced by Old French gingembre), from Medieval Latin gingiber, zingiber, from Latin zingiberi, from Late Ancient Greek ζιγγίβερις (zingíberis), from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀲𑀺𑀁𑀕𑀺𑀯𑁂𑀭 (siṃgivera), from Sanskrit शृङ्गवेर (śṛṅgavera) (influenced by शृङ्ग (śṛṅga, “horn”)), ultimately from Proto-Dravidian *cinki-wēr.
Etymology src :
  • Back-formation from gingerly (adverb).
Etymology src :
  • Cockney rhyming slang: ginger beer, queer.
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • ginger (comparative more ginger, superlative most ginger)
  • (of hair or fur) Of a reddish-brown colour.
  • Having hair or fur of this colour.
  • a ginger tomcat
Etymology (Related terms) src :
  • galangal
  • feague
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • ginger (third-person singular simple present gingers, present participle gingering, simple past and past participle gingered)
  • To add ginger to.
  • To enliven, to spice (up).
  • To apply ginger to the anus of a horse to encourage it to carry its tail high and move in a lively fashion.
  • (Nigeria, transitive) To inspire (someone); to give a little boost to.
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • ginger (comparative more ginger, superlative most ginger)
  • (chiefly Britain, regional, Canada, US) Very careful or cautious; also, delicate, sensitive. [from early 16th c.]
  • Synonyms: gingerish, gingerly
Etymology (Adverb) src :
  • ginger (comparative more ginger, superlative most ginger)
  • In a very careful or cautious manner; also, delicately, sensitively.
  • Synonym: gingerly
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • ginger (third-person singular simple present gingers, present participle gingering, simple past and past participle gingered)
  • To move gingerly, in a very careful and cautious manner.
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • ginger (not comparable)
  • (UK, Cockney rhyming slang) Homosexual.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • ginger (plural gingers)
  • (UK, Cockney rhyming slang) A homosexual.
Anagrams src :
  • Gering, erging, nigger
Pronunciation src :
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdʒɪndʒə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒɪnd͡ʒɚ/
  • Rhymes: -ɪndʒə(ɹ)
  • In the UK, the pronunciation /ˈɡɪŋə/ may be jokingly used in disparaging reference to (a person with) the hair colour; it is thus made to rhyme with minger.
People with the given name (Fictional characters) src :
  • Ginger Foutley, in the TV series As Told by Ginger
  • Ginger Fox, a character in the television sitcom iCarly
  • Ginger Grant, in the TV series Gilligan's Island
  • Ginger Hebblethwaite, a main character in the Biggles series of books by W. E. Johns
  • Ginger Meggs, in the Australian comic of the same name
  • Talking Ginger, a main character in the Talking Tom and Friends media franchise
General
Proper noun src :
  • Ginger
  • A female given name from English and nickname.
  • (rare) A male nickname.
  • A given name for animals having ginger- or orange-coloured fur or feathers.
 

Popularity of the name Ginger

Number of GINGER births per year

Total births of Ginger by country

Births with the first name Ginger
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022
0
41,822
FRFrance
1900 - 2022
0
232
ONOntario
1913 - 2019
0
159
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2022
0
80
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
0
64
BEBelgium
1995 - 2022
0
36
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
0
32
AUAustralia
1930 - 2022
0
23
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
1
22
ITItaly
1999 - 2021
0
22
CLChili
2010 - 2021
0
11
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
0
9
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
0
5
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
3
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
0
2
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
0
1

Total births of Ginger by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Ginger
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2022
0
21
GBUnited Kingdom
2021
0
5
ARArgentina
2015
0
1
CLChili
2021
0
1

Comments on the name Ginger

Personalities with the first name Ginger

There are 11 personalities with the first name Ginger


Ginger Rogers
(Virginia Katherine Mcmath) src

United states of america
Actor Writer Singer Playwright Stage actor Dancer Television actor Film actor


Ginger Baker
(Peter Edward Baker) src

United kingdom
Singer Musician Songwriter Percussionist Jazz musician Rock drummer


Ginger Lynn
(Ginger Lynn Allen) src

United states of america
Screenwriter Pornographic actor Erotic photography model Model Television actor Film actor


Ginger Fish
src

United states of america
Drummer Musician


Ginger Reyes
src

United states of america
Guitarist


Ginger Helgeson
src

United states of america
Tennis player


Ginger Huber
src

United states of america
Swimmer Competitive diver


Ginger Alden
src

United states of america
Model Film actor


Ginger Beaumont
src

United states of america
Baseball player


Ginger Molloy
src

New zealand
Motorcycle racer



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Ginger
Full list of personalities with the first name Ginger

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Ginger

There are 351 actors and actresses with the first name Ginger
Ginger A. Taylor
Ginger Declue
Ginger Spyce
Ginger B.
Ginger Blaze
Ginger Orsi
Ginger Pennington
Ginger Jolie
Ginger Lee
Ginger Devil
Ginger Jones
Ginger Zee
Ginger Hell
Ginger Attaway
Ginger Paige
Ginger Hill
Ginger Bush
Ginger Carter
Ginger Lea
Ginger Coyote
Ginger Rollert
Ginger Fish
Ginger Lynn
Ginger Tam
Ginger Spice
Ginger Alden
Ginger Kipps
Ginger Corbett
Ginger Prince
Ginger Baker

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Ginger
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Ginger

Rankings of first name GINGER by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name GINGER (male) births over the last year available in each country
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#2926US United State of America2022
#3481AR Argentina2015
#4568GB United Kingdom2021
#6779CL Chili2021