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What does Minetta mean?

Minetta Pronunciation of Minetta [minet-ta] as a name for girls has its root in Old German, and the name Minetta means "determined protector". Minetta is an alternate form of Minna (Old German): form of Wilhelmina.

Associated with: determined, protector (defender).


2 different relations via Minna: Mina and Minette.

Creative forms:
(female) Manetta, Menetta, ..

(male) Mineten, ..

Middle name pairings:
Minetta Kayli (M.K.), ..

How popular is Minetta?

Minetta is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Minetta is an unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Minetta entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its top position of #1916 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Minetta name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Mina (#761 in 2015) and Minna are the prominent variation forms of Minetta rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Minetta was more pronounced 135 years ago (adoption of 0.06%) and has become significantly less since (adoption 0.02%, down 74%), with the form Minna becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Minetta, Mina, Minna in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Agnetta, Anetta, Annetta, Arnetta, Benetta, Cinetta, Conetta, Dionetta, Donetta, Finetta, Finette, Gianetta, Ginetta, Ginette, Inetta, Janetta, Jenetta, Jonetta, Kineta, Kinetta, Lanetta, Linett, Linetta, Linette, Lunetta, Lynetta, Manette, Maretta, Marnetta, Minda, Minerva, Minnette, Minta, Minty, Minuit, Monet, Musetta, Nineta, Ninetta, Ninette, Ornetta (see Arnette), Reinetta, Renetta, Vanetta, Venetta, Vincetta, Vinetia (see Venetia), Vinetta, Vinette, Vynetta, Wanetta and Zanetta. These names tend to be more frequently used than Minetta.

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