English: Pep, liveliness; Ginger is also a nickname for Virginia. The pungent ginger root is used as a spice.
"Sure he (Fred Astaire) was great, but don''t forget that Ginger Rogers did everything he did—backwards and in high heels."
—originally from a Frank and Ernest cartoon, famous from its use in a speech by Govenor Ann Richards
Dancer Ginger Rogers