Virginia
Origin/Usage
English, Italian, Latin, Portuguese, Spanish
Pronunciation
vər-JIN-yə
Meaning
Virgin woman
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Virginia originates in Latin language and means "virgin woman". Virginia is the name of a U.S. state on the Atlantic Coast and one of the first 13 colonies. It was most likely named after Queen Elizabeth I of England, nicknamed the 'Virgin Queen'. As a feminine given name it has always been more popular in the United States than the rest of the English-speaking world, although lately its usage has declined even there. Virginia is the name of many places in Australia and Canada. The famous bearer was the English novelist Virginia Woolf.

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