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What does Aminta mean?

Aminta Pronunciation of Aminta [am-inta] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Aminta is "defender and vindicator". Aminta was the heroine of a well-known pastoral play by the Italian poet Torquato Tasso (16th century) of the Renaissance.

Associated with: greek, defender, heroine, play (opera), 16th century, renaissance (medieval).


Aminta has 5 variants: Amintah, Amynta, Eminta, Minta and Minty.

Affiliated girl names: Araminta and Arminta.

Creative forms:
(female) Aminat, Atinta, ..

(male) Aminal, Amindi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Aminta Marjorie (A.M.), ..

How popular is Aminta?

Aminta is an unusual given name for females. Aminta is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Aminta (not ranked) are Minta, Arminta and Araminta. Adoption of these relations of Aminta was at its apex a century ago (median #902). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Araminta, Arminta, Minta in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aminta and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Abina, Adina, Aina, Alina, Alinda, Alista, Alita, Almina, Almita, Amana, Amanda, Amandah, Amande, Amandi, Amandy, Amantha, Amata, Amena, Amia, Amica, Amika, Amilia, Amilya, Amina, Aminah, Amineh, Amira, Amisa, Amisha, Amissa, Amit, Amita, Amity, Amiya, Amrita, Ananda, Anina, Aninna, Anita, Arina, Arista, Armina, Arminda, Auina and Emina. These names tend to be more frequently used than Aminta.

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