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pinWhat does Minerva mean?

Minerva /min-er-va/ as a girls' 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.


pinVariations

Kreatif forms: Manerva, Minerma, Minerna. [more]

pinHow popular is Minerva?

Minerva is a very popular first name for females (#731 out of 4276, Top 17%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#35342 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Minerva for girls. Minerva reached its top position of #242 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Minerva and affiliated names. Athena (#195 last year) is the only other popular variation form of Minerva appearing in the Top 1000. Adoption of these forms of Minerva was at its peak in 2014 (average #597), except for the form Minerva which has become less in vogue. Athena has been the overall favorite. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Minerva, Athena in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Minerva and related baby names outside U.S.


pinSimilar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Jineeva, Jineva, Minetta and Minorca. These names tend to be less commonly used than Minerva.

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