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What does Minos mean?

Minos Pronunciation of Minos [mi-nos] as a boys' name is of Greek origin. Greek mythology: the king of Crete who built the labyrinth, and during whose reign, Cretan civilization reached a peak.

Associated with: greek, mythology, king, peak (mountain).


Creative forms:
(male) Midnos, Minosi, ..


Middle name pairings:
Minos Fitzgerald (M.F.), ..

How popular is Minos?

Minos is an uncommon given name for men and also a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Minos has yet to make it into the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Minos is pronounced similarly to Manus. Other recommended names are Dimos, Enos, Janos, Linos, Mano, Manoa, Marinos, Masos, Meino, Meinor, Menor, Mikhos, Miko, Mikol, Miles, Mills, Milo, Miner, Minor, Minoru, Miron, Mynor, Nicos, Nikos, Nilos, Titos, Xenos and Zenos. These names tend to be more commonly used than Minos.