What does Mina mean?
Mina [mi-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 relation via Min: Minne.Creative forms:
(female) Miann, Minai, ..
(male) Minai, Mita, .. Middle name pairings:
Mina Callie (M.C.), ..
How 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. Demographics)
Mina reached its highest rank of #223 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is at #761 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Carmel, Carmen (#382 a year ago), Mena, Minna, Minne, Minnette, Minnie and Wilhelmina (#1619) are the prominent related forms of Mina (#761 a year ago) listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Mina reached the top of their popularity in the 1880s (usage of 2.9%) and have become significantly less conventional since (usage 0.1%, down 97.8%).
Mina is alike in pronunciation to Manya, Mayana, Minnee, Minny, Miyana, Miyanna, Moana, Moina, Mona▼, Monah, Monay, Monet, Monna, Mouna, Mounia, Moyna and Muna. Other suggested similar 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.See names in meaning and etymology.