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Meaning and name origin

Mina \m(i)-na\ as a girl's 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 variant forms: Mena, Min, Minette, Minna, Minnette and Minnie.

For more information, see also related girl names Adamina, Carmel, Carmen and Wilhelmina.


Mina is a very popular first name for females (#1029 out of 4276, Top 24%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#17232 out of 88799, Top 19%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Mina for girls. Mina reached its highest rank of #223 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 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 its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Carmen (#383), Mina (#687), Wilhelmina, Minnie, Minna and Carmel. (2014 statistics).

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carmen, Mina, Minna outside U.S.

Similar Names

Mina is also pronounced similarly 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, Minne, Minta, Mira, Mirna, Miya, Mone, Nina, Rina, Sina, Tina, Vina, Wina and Zina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mina.