Eng/It (JEE-nah); Germ (GHEE-nah); Grk (YEE-nah)
The name was originally a short form of Regina, Georgina or Luigina, but has been used as an independent given name in Italy, Greece, the English and German-speaking world.
It has been borne by several actresses, including Gina Lollobrigida (b.1927) and Geena Davis (b.1956).
Currently, Gina is the 327th most popular female name in Germany, (2011).
A masculine form is Gino.