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Minerva meaning and name origin

Minerva \m(i)-ner-va, min(e)-rva\ as a girl's name is pronounced mi-NER-vah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Minerva is "the mind". Mythology: name of the Roman goddess of wisdom, equivalent to the Greek goddes Athena.

Similar baby names are Minorca, Marva, Maarva, Menora, Menorca and Munira.

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Popularity of Minerva

Minerva is a very popular first name for women (#731 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#29950 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Minerva
Popularity of Minerva