US Popularity:1105
Other Origin(s):Roman
Meaning:maid; virgin; pure
Virginia is a baby girl name of Latin origin. From the medieval era to modern society, the name Virginia translates to “maid, “virgin,” and “pure.” Derived from the Roman names Verginius and Virginius, Virginia is commonly associated with legends and sacrifice. According to the ancient Romans, Virginia was a beautiful woman who was killed and saved by her father from eternal slavery. Besides this tall and terrifying tale, you may recognize Virginia as a breathtaking coastline state in the US. Between gorgeous landscapes and ancient myths, the name Virginia carries both beauty and awe.

Famous People Named Virginia

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  • Virginia Ruzici
    Tennis Player
  • Virginia Wade
    Tennis Player
  • Virginia Woolf

Virginia Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Virginia is currently #2008 on The Bump
Girl:Virginia is currently #1416 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Virginia is currently #1105 in U.S. births
Girl:Virginia is currently #560 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 19
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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