Virginia meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Virginia No. of characters: 8 Gender: GirlOrigin: Latin
How to pronounce Virginia vi-rgi-nía What does my name mean? Meanings: Maid Virgin Pure Maiden Latin origin, meaning: the virgin. Namesake: Virginia Woolf, British writer.

Virginia was ranked 7270 in 1991 list of US boys name and dropped by 24.96% from its previous ranking of 5818 in 1990. Virginia was ranked 515 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 1.53% from its previous ranking of 523 in 2015.

Full form of Virginia : Valuable Intelligent Responsible Gracious Interesting Nonjudgemental Independent Assertive

Virginia is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 2195 in 2015. Only 233 people have Virginia as their first name. Virginia is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Virginia is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular female name since 1886 and ranked 515 (0.015243% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 649782 people wear Virginia as their first name. Virginia is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare boy name since 1895 and ranked 515 (0.015243% bearer) in 2016 in US. Only 649782 people have Virginia as their first name. Virginia is not a native United States and Virginia may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.179766% of people in US have this given name.

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History of Virginia

Bergère Poitou, patroness of the present village of St. Verge, in Deux Sevres, we know absolutely nothing about the life of this saint of the first centuries of Christianity. -The December 15, one party Centurione Virginia who lived in Genoa in the seventeenth century. Noble, married against her will, she is a nun at the death of her husband. She dedicated her life to the poor, elderly and abandoned children. It is beatified in 1985 by John Paul II.

Expression number of Virginia is 8.

Virginia has the potential to attain power and authority in their life. Virginia are skilled and efficient who enjoys rivalries and Virginia does not back away from working hard to achieve what they have resolved in their mind

Names that rhyme with Virginia Famous people named Virginia
Virginia Welles in To Each His Own as Actress
Virginia Mailer in Princess as Actress
Virginia Spray in Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey as Actress
Virginia Karns in Babes in Toyland as Actress
Bárbara Virgínia in Três Dias Sem Deus as Actress
Virginia Pratt in Scary Movie as Actress
Virginia Heath in Relativity as Director
Virginia Abramovich in Lunchbox Loser as Director
Virginia Sánchez Navarro in Bestia de Cardo as Actress
Virginia Vale in Blonde Comet as Actress
Names like Virginia Virginia Namesakes Related Names: VirViraViraajViraatVirajVirakViralViratVirbleVirdaVirdellVirdenVirdiaVirdianaVirdieVirenVireneVirgaVirgalVirgeComments :Virginia is a female name of Latin origin. Relatively popular in Europe; It is also very popular in the US. Its meaning: It comes from Virgo, virginis, virgineus, virgina virginum, virginal or virginalis and means "virgin, maiden or virgin". The Romans distinguished in the stages of the life of the woman first to the infans, infantis (equal to child to child, is what we call "baby"; in-fans means "do not speak"). He followed the puella, girl (female puer = child). The next stage was to Virgo (gene virginis.), Which was the lass not married; and the marriage was treated as "midwife". The meaning of Virginia is therefore the young girl in the prime of life, before marriage. The status of "unmarried woman" which became the real meaning for many centuries virginem (blank) had a great social importance. Some utilities (formerly linked to the temples), such as maintenance of the fire, were entrusted to virgins, i.e., women who renounced marriage to devote to these sacred ministries, who enjoyed the other part of an extraordinary social prestige. There is a beautiful and dramatic legend centered on the character of Virginia, dating back to 449 BC. This story was narrated by Livy and already in the Middle Ages as versionaría Chaucer in his Canterbury Tales . the name of Virginia became popular following its imposition on one of the first thirteen states of the American Union, precisely in honor of the "Virgin Queen" of England, who was as known Elizabeth I, daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, who reigned from 1558 to 1603. it was called so because it never agreed to marry. None of his relations curdled in marriage. Perhaps for this reason the name was very popular in the US than in other British nations. It was named Virginia entire region from the Atlantic coast of North America occupied ingleses. Luego extension of this State was reduced. While the growing importance of the State of Virginia helped popularize this name, I must say that as a proper name of woman existed since the early days of the Romans. Diminutives: 'Vir, Virgi, Viqui or Vicki. The names Virna and Ginger are occasionally referred to as variants of Virginia. The male equivalent is Virginius. - Elmer Goodrow Popularity of Virginia
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