RED is the colour of fire and passion, of hot tempers and smouldering desires. We are renowned for our red hair - everything from strawberry blonde through bright ginger and intense auburn. For too long our red-haired stunners felt they had to dye their hair, but now redheads are proud to let their copper curls flow. There are approximately , redheads in Scotland, which is about one eighth of the country's population. The nation's capital Edinburgh was even chosen as the venue for the first-ever Ginger Pride march, which took place during the Fringe Festival last August. The march was aimed to reclaim the word that has been thrown around as something of an insult at times.
The genetic causes, ethnic origins and history of red hair
Urban Dictionary: Ginger
Redheads, as they say, wear the map of Ireland all over their faces. Sorry, ginger-haired English Prince Harry. Ireland has the highest per capita percentage of redheads in the world -- anywhere from 10 to 30 percent, according to Eupedia , a website that explores European genetics and ancestry. They are almost equally prevalent in Scotland and other pockets of Celtic pride. A slightly lower percentage hail from Cornwall in England and western parts of Switzerland. Red hair is associated with the gene MC1R, a recessive and somewhat rare gene that occurs in only about 2 percent of the world's population, according to the National Institutes of Health.
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Top definition. Ginger unknown. A legendary race believed to have descended from Prometheus himself, the bringer of fire. Some believe that the first Ginger was in fact the flame that Prometheus handed down to the human race that fateful day. Regardless, since that day, all Gingers have had the fire of Prometheus coursing through their veins, scorching their hair bright red, charring their skin into what are commonly mistaken for freckles when the fire strays too close to the surface.