Ginger hair colored people are those who have a ginger hair, this color can vary from a rich auburn, pale blondish red (strawberry blonde), dark copper, fire engine red, flame red, carrot top and so on. They’re also very popular for the fact that they cannot stand sunlight. This is due to the increased melanin-concentration in the skin. This results in a lack of protection from UV rays.
People with ginger hair (of all shades) are said to be descended from the same gene pool of the Vikings. They are believed to be originated in Africa, gradually they migrated to Scotland in 3600BC. Scotland, Ireland, Wales and England have the most ginger heads. They have been the victims of discrimination for many years based upon on their appearance and they are considered to be people with no soul.
Ancient Egyptians believed that the ginger hair was so unlucky that they burnt redheads alive. In the fifteenth century Germany, ginger-haired people were believed to be witches. Around forty five thousand people were persecuted and murdered.
Recently in 2008, there has been a case of a family in Newcastle who fled their house as they suffered so much abuse. Most of the time even comedians make jokes about ginger haired people. Many companies have even used such jokes to sell their products. Due to the discrimination they face everywhere most of the ginger heads often dye their hair so that they can fit in with normal humans. The number of people who have this rare color is decreasing to a great extent.
There are even chances of fear that these ginger hair colored people may become extinct by the year 2060. For this many campaigns are organised to encourage those with ginger hair to have ginger children (both parents should carry the gene to produce a child with red hair).
Some of the well known personalities who are ginger haired are Damian Lewis, Nicole Kidman, Lindsay Lohan, Phillip Seymour-Hoffman, Tori Amos, Queen Elizabeth I, Gerri Halliwell, Gina G Julia Roberts, Allyson Hannigan, Katharine Hepburn, Ewan McGregor, Elmo, The Undertaker, Thomas Jefferson and Florence Nightengale.