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pinWhat does Mina mean?

Mina /mi-na/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced MEE-nah. It is of German origin, and the meaning of Mina is "love".

Name endings (-mina and -mena) used as independent names. Min and Meena are Irish Gaelic names meaning "smooth, fine, small". Magazine editor Min Hogg.


Mina has 6 variants: Mena, Min, Minette, Minna, Minnette and Minnie.

Affiliated girl names: Adamina, Carmel, Carmen and Wilhelmina.

Mina has 1 more relation via Min: Minne.

Kreatif forms: Milna, Myna. [more]

pinHow popular is Mina?

Mina is a very popular first name for females (#1029 out of 4276, Top 24%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#11844 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Mina for girls. Mina reached its highest rank of #223 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is at #687 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mina name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mina outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Mina and corresponding names. Carmel, Carmen (#383 a year ago), Minna, Minnie and Wilhelmina are the prominent related forms of Mina (#687 a year ago) listed in the Top 1000. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.6082%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.155%, down 74.5%), with versions like Carmel, Carmen, Minna, Minnie and Wilhelmina falling out of style. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mina, Carmel, Carmen, Minna, Minnie, Wilhelmina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Minna outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Mina is alike in pronunciation to Manya, Minny, Miyana, Moina, Mona, Monah, Monay, Monna, Mouna, Moyna and Muna. Other suggested similar baby names are Aina, Bina, Dina, Fina, Gina, Jina, Kina, Lina, Mahina, Mdina, Mia, Mica, Mika, Mila, Mim, Mima, Mimi, Mimma, Minda, Minta, Mira, Mirna, Miya, Mone, Nina, Rina, Sina, Tina, Vina, Wina and Zina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mina.