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Virginia

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How popular is the baby name Virginia in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 213 213 0 #99 girl name
1881 210 210 0
1882 274 274 0 #94 girl name
1883 234 234 0
1884 263 263 0
1885 289 289 0
1886 353 353 0 #96 girl name
1887 332 332 0
1888 385 385 0 #100 girl name
1889 395 395 0
1890 405 405 0 #100 girl name
1891 439 439 0 #97 girl name
1892 475 475 0
1893 498 498 0 #97 girl name
1894 583 583 0 #91 girl name
1895 633 628 5 #88 girl name
1896 621 621 0 #89 girl name
1897 638 638 0 #84 girl name
1898 807 801 6 #78 girl name
1899 776 776 0 #75 girl name
1900 1,068 1,068 0 #74 girl name
1901 831 825 6 #76 girl name
1902 1,008 1,008 0 #67 girl name
1903 1,032 1,032 0 #63 girl name
1904 1,218 1,213 5 #59 girl name
1905 1,400 1,394 6 #53 girl name
1906 1,496 1,491 5 #51 girl name
1907 1,893 1,893 0 #41 girl name
1908 2,195 2,195 0 #35 girl name
1909 2,426 2,420 6 #30 girl name
1910 2,862 2,854 8 #29 girl name
1911 3,272 3,263 9 #26 girl name
1912 4,821 4,809 12 #20 girl name
1913 6,052 6,036 16 #15 girl name
1914 7,620 7,601 19 #14 girl name
1915 10,980 10,952 28 #12 girl name
1916 12,508 12,487 21 #10 girl name
1917 14,289 14,261 28 #10 girl name
1918 16,452 16,421 31 #7 girl name
1919 15,665 15,637 28 #7 girl name
1920 17,346 17,314 32 #7 girl name
1921 19,068 19,030 38 #6 girl name
1922 19,182 19,145 37 #7 girl name
1923 18,366 18,330 36 #7 girl name
1924 18,670 18,624 46 #7 girl name
1925 17,539 17,488 51 #7 girl name
1926 16,215 16,161 54 #8 girl name
1927 15,800 15,726 74 #8 girl name
1928 14,552 14,497 55 #9 girl name
1929 13,295 13,235 60 #11 girl name
1930 13,264 13,195 69 #12 girl name
1931 11,937 11,881 56 #12 girl name
1932 10,809 10,757 52 #14 girl name
1933 9,761 9,719 42 #15 girl name
1934 10,049 10,001 48 #15 girl name
1935 9,909 9,860 49 #16 girl name
1936 9,701 9,650 51 #14 girl name
1937 9,547 9,514 33 #16 girl name
1938 9,320 9,268 52 #22 girl name
1939 9,267 9,225 42 #21 girl name
1940 9,597 9,553 44 #21 girl name
1941 10,086 10,043 43 #23 girl name
1942 10,837 10,802 35 #23 girl name
1943 10,883 10,843 40 #25 girl name
1944 9,931 9,893 38 #26 girl name
1945 9,272 9,241 31 #28 girl name
1946 10,041 10,015 26 #31 girl name
1947 10,428 10,405 23 #34 girl name
1948 9,320 9,298 22 #36 girl name
1949 8,911 8,893 18 #39 girl name
1950 8,325 8,313 12 #43 girl name
1951 8,197 8,176 21 #47 girl name
1952 8,181 8,163 18 #49 girl name
1953 7,565 7,546 19 #53 girl name
1954 7,200 7,178 22 #61 girl name
1955 6,867 6,853 14 #66 girl name
1956 6,396 6,382 14 #75 girl name
1957 6,261 6,246 15 #75 girl name
1958 5,685 5,666 19 #85 girl name
1959 5,276 5,257 19 #93 girl name
1960 4,799 4,786 13
1961 4,596 4,576 20
1962 4,289 4,283 6
1963 4,224 4,213 11
1964 3,812 3,793 19
1965 3,305 3,293 12
1966 2,956 2,942 14
1967 2,563 2,552 11
1968 2,461 2,456 5
1969 2,455 2,444 11
1970 2,340 2,328 12
1971 2,157 2,149 8
1972 1,803 1,789 14
1973 1,822 1,815 7
1974 1,713 1,713 0
1975 1,738 1,733 5
1976 1,621 1,615 6
1977 1,606 1,598 8
1978 1,667 1,653 14
1979 1,662 1,657 5
1980 1,748 1,737 11
1981 1,807 1,798 9
1982 1,771 1,762 9
1983 1,687 1,679 8
1984 1,473 1,465 8
1985 1,389 1,379 10
1986 1,367 1,367 0
1987 1,256 1,246 10
1988 1,301 1,291 10
1989 1,276 1,266 10
1990 1,343 1,335 8
1991 1,196 1,190 6
1992 1,089 1,089 0
1993 1,040 1,040 0
1994 923 923 0
1995 905 905 0
1996 986 986 0
1997 776 776 0
1998 797 797 0
1999 824 824 0
2000 811 811 0
2001 753 753 0
2002 801 801 0
2003 742 742 0
2004 696 696 0
2005 681 681 0
2006 603 603 0
2007 571 571 0
2008 549 549 0
2009 490 490 0
2010 488 488 0
2011 507 507 0
2012 507 507 0
2013 537 537 0
2014 523 523 0
2015 596 596 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Virginia baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 649,165 babies born with the name Virginia in the United States. That's more than enough Virginias to occupy the country of Montenegro with an estimated population of 620,029 (as of April 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 213 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Virginia" was in 1922 with a total of 19,145 babies. (That's a lot of baby Virginias)

According to the 1928 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Virginia" ranks #8 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, 863 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1928. Across the entire United States a total of 14,552 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Virginia" mean? The list below shows the origins of Virginia as well as things modernly associated with the name Virginia such as celebrities named Virginia.

Origin and Meaning of Virginia

The name "Virginia" is of Latin origin, and it means "Virginal, Pure". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Geena Davis

Geena Davis is an actress, producer, writer, and athlete with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1982 to present. Geena was born in 1957 as Virginia Elizabeth Davis in Wareham, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Patsy Cline

Patsy Cline is a singer specializing in nashville sound, country, traditional pop, and rockabilly music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1947 to 1963. Patsy was born in 1932 as Virginia Patterson Hensley in Gore, Virginia, U.S.

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Ginger Rogers

Ginger Rogers is an actress, dancer, and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1925 to 1987. Ginger was born in 1911 as Virginia Katherine McMath in Independence, Missouri, U.S.

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Gena Rowlands

Gena Rowlands is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1954 to present. Gena was born in 1930 as Virginia Cathryn Rowlands in Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.

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Virginia Madsen

Virginia Madsen is an actress and producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1983 to present. Virginia was born in 1963 as Virginia G. Madsen in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Tammy Wynette

Tammy Wynette is a singer and songwriter specializing in country and nashville sound music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1 to present. Tammy was born in 1942 as Virginia Wynette Pugh in Iuka, Mississippi.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Virginia

Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach Hotels
Virginia Beach Weather
Virginia Hospital Center
Virginia Map
Virginia Dmv
Virginia Fishing License
Virginia Lottery
Virginia Tech
Virginia News Shooting
Virginia Reporter Shot
Virginia Shooting
Virginia Shooting Video

Alternative Meanings

V is for versatile, your changeable nature.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

R is for rational, the way you think.

G is for glitter, the spark that is you.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

Your name in reverse order is "Ainigriv". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Iiniravg". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Virginia born Sep 6, 1984

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ireland approximately on 1475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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