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Oct 26, 2011, 09:02 AM
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Help with an Italian name


This place seems to be a font of knowledge so I'm hoping someone here can help out. I have to send a letter to a person that I've never met with the first name Verginio. Would that generally be the name of a man or a woman?

Thanks in advance.

Mike
Oct 26, 2011, 09:46 AM
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I'm guessing, but the "io" ending seems to indicate male.
Oct 26, 2011, 10:03 AM
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I'm guessing, but the "io" ending seems to indicate male.
Possibly a a virgin male.
Oct 26, 2011, 10:08 AM
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Possibly an Italian maiden living in West Virginia..............
Oct 26, 2011, 10:16 AM
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So the guess is male. Any substantiation of that would be greatly appreciated.
Oct 26, 2011, 10:23 AM
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http://www.thinkbabynames.com/meaning/1/Virginio

If it's a spelling variant of Virginio, it appears to be male.

http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Sear..._name=Fusinato

Scroll down to number 88: Verginio, male
Oct 26, 2011, 10:28 AM
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Thanks, Karl. The baby name sites I went to didn't have that name.
Oct 26, 2011, 10:38 AM
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Possibly a a virgin male.
Funny, but the "ver" means truth. "Gin" means kind. "io" means one who is. I would translate his name to mean "one who is truly kind".
Last edited by HELModels; Oct 26, 2011 at 10:44 AM.
Oct 26, 2011, 10:46 AM
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Funny, but the "ver" means truth. "Gin" means kind. "io" means one who is. I would translate his name to mean "one who is truly kind".
Liking the logic

Is that a bit like De and Troit

De - crap

Troit - hole

Not exactly Italian I appreciate, but I think we can all concur that the principle has been largely adhered to
Oct 26, 2011, 10:53 AM
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"torq" to twist. "ue" having the quality of
Oct 26, 2011, 10:53 AM
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"torq" to twist. "ue" having the quality of
Not bad
Oct 26, 2011, 11:03 AM
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This place seems to be a font of knowledge so I'm hoping someone here can help out. I have to send a letter to a person that I've never met with the first name Verginio. Would that generally be the name of a man or a woman?

Thanks in advance.

Mike
It sounds male to me. Probably Verginia is the female equivalent. She was at least in ancient Rome where she was the undesired object of Appius Claudius' attentions.
Oct 26, 2011, 11:03 AM
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en var. of in, inside
gine anat. (slang)
Oct 26, 2011, 11:11 AM
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From my limited knowledge of Spanish...
ending in "O" is masculine form.
Oct 26, 2011, 11:17 AM
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From my limited knowledge of Spanish...
ending in "O" is masculine form.
From my limited knowledge of Italian - ending in 'O' is mandetory and if it's not, it'll get you by in Italy!

Italian - English

Italiano - Italian

Now contine with your order at the restaurant - trust me, it'll work

Egg and chips - English

Eggio and chippio's - Italian


Simples


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