A list of minor characters in Virgins. These include characters that were only mentioned, or played some marginal role in the narrative.
(m) = mentioned only
‡ = based on someone Diana Gabaldon knows
† = based on real historical figure
- Ackerman (m) – friend of Dr. Hasdi who refers him to the mercenary company
- Gersham Ackerman – one of the witnesses at the wedding of Pierre d'Anton and Rebekah bat-Leah Hauberger
- Alexandre – one of the mercenaries in the mercenary band that Jamie and Ian served with in France
- Josef-from-Alsace – one of the mercenaries in the mercenary band
- Armand – the armorer with the mercenary company Jamie and Ian served with in France
- Brown haired girl – the unnamed young brown haired prostitute that Jamie accidentally kills in Bordeaux while a mercenary
- Levi Champfleur – one of the witnesses at the wedding of Pierre d'Anton and Rebekah bat-Leah Hauberger
- Reb Cohen – the officiator at the wedding of Pierre d'Anton and Rebekah bat-Leah Hauberger
- Richard D'Eglise – the captain of the mercenary unit
- Ecrivisse – one of Pierre d'Anton's bodyguards
- Georges – Big Georges is one of the mercenaries Jamie and Ian serve with in France. Despite his name he is a Spanish Jew.
- Juanito – one of the mercenaries
- Maimonides (m) – a medieval Spanish Jewish philosopher.
- Marie – the maidservant of Rebekah bat-Leah Hauberger
- Paul Martan (m) – a man in the mercenary company who loses two fingers off his left hand
- Monsieur Peretz – the custodian of the valuable Torah scroll that Jamie and Ian have to deliver to Paris while working as mercenaries. He is killed when the coach he is traveling in is attacked by bandits and overturns. Jamie nicknames him 'Monsieur Pickle'.
- Phillipe – one of the men in the mercenary band
- † King of Prussia (m) – Jamie and Ian hear rumors that the King of Prussia is gathering men and there may be jobs for mercenaries.
- Raoul – one of the mercenaries in the mercenary band
- Pere Renault – the priest who travels with the mercenary company Jamie and Ian belong to in France. He also fulfills the role of surgeon.
- Ephraim bar-Sefer – the Jewish man who is tortured and killed by Captain D'Eglise of Jamie and Ian's mercenary company, as he tries and find out why bar-Sefer attacked the wagon the company were delivering to a Jewish moneylender