Meaning and Name Origin
Mina \m(i)-na\ 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 1 more related variation via Min: Minne.
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 (#17232 out of 88799, Top 19%). (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. then, and is at #687 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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 1900-1909 and have become significantly less widespread since, with versions like Carmel, Carmen, Minna, Minnie and Wilhelmina falling out of style. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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.