Name Gin Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Gin


Gin is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Gin thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Gin?

Gin is a Japanese girl’s name. In China, Gin is a variant of the gender-neutral names Chin or Jin. In English, Gin is a unisex short form of Virginia, Ginette, Ginnifer or other names containing the element “gin”.

What does the name Gin mean?

The girl’s name Gin means “silver” (from Japanese “gin/銀”). The Chinese unisex name could mean “gold”, “money” or “metal” (from “jīn/金”), “tapestry”, or “brocade” (from “jǐn/锦”) and “ferry” (from “jīn/津”). In English, Gin means “maid” or “virgin” (from Virginia), “wo/man of the family” or “wo/man of the race” (from Ginette) and “white fairy” or “white phantom” (from Ginnifer).

Pronunciation of Gin

Popularity of the name Gin

The name Gin is ranked #8789 overall.

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