Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Virginal
Main Origin Language: Latin
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In 2017 the name Virginia...

• was given to 608 baby girls
• was the 513rd most popular name for baby girls
• was 6% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Virginia, Alabama, and Tennessee
• was about as popular as Kassidy and Charley
Babies Named Virginia Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Virginia...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1950
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 2009
• is 92% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 43% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Martha, Janie, Edna, Francis, Harry, Dennis
• has the most opposite popularity history to Annalisa, Elana, Noemi, Rafael, Francesco, Andreas
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Virginia Per State
View Geographic History for Virginia

Geographically the name Virginia...

• 80% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Lauryn, Emory, Harmoni, Caiden, Javion, Larry
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Penelope, Violet, Sophia, Isaac, Liam, Logan
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Virginia by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Virginia are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Virginia will be the only kid named Virginia in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Virginia compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Virginia rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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