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What does Minne mean?

Minne Pronunciation of Minne [minne] as a girls' name has its root in Old German, and the meaning of the name Minne is "determined protector". Minne is an alternate form of Minna (Old German): form of Wilhelmina.

Associated with: determined, protector (defender).


Minne has 1 variant: Min.

4 more relations via Minna: Mina, Minette, Minnie and Minny.

Creative forms:
(female) Mene, Mine, ..

(male) Minmer, Minni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Minne Ariya (M.A.), ..

How popular is Minne?

Minne is an uncommon first name for females but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#79115 out of 150436, Top 53%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Minne reached its apex rank of #1880 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Minne listed in the Top 2000 are Mina (#761 last year), Minna and Minnie. Other variants, like Minny, are seldom used. These relations of Minne were popular in the 1880s (usage of 2.9%) and have become significantly less widespread since, with versions such as Minnie becoming less stylish.

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

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

Similar Names

Minne is alike in pronunciation to Mone. Other recommended names are Aine, Anne, Arinne, Bonne, Danne, Diane, Dianne, Dione, Dionne, Erinne, Fione, Gunne, Gwinne, Hanne, Janne, Jenne, Kine, Liane, Lianne, Lynne, Marne, Midge, Mike, Milke, Mille, Minda, Mindee, Mindi, Mindie, Mindy, Minnee, Minta, Minty, Mirna, Monna, Monnie, Renne, Riane, Rianne, Signe, Sine, Tiane, Tianne, Tine, Vienne, Winne, Wynne and Zanne. These names tend to be more frequently used than Minne.

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