Meaning and Name Origin
Minne \m(in)-ne\ as a girls' name. Minne's root is Old German, and the meaning of the name Minne is "determined protector". Minne is a form of Minna (Old German): variant of Wilhelmina. Seldom used as a baby name.
Minne has 1 variant: Min.
Minne is an uncommon first name for females. Minne is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Minne and related names. Prominent varying forms of Minne (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Mina (#687 last year), Minna and Minnie. These girl names were at the top of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 and have become significantly less widespread since, with the versions Mina, Minna and Minnie becoming less stylish. (2014 Birth Statistics)