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Girl Names Starting with Min-

Min- baby names and what they mean, with 15 results. Min- names are used more often as feminine names. Usage of these girl names was at its most widespread a century ago (ADOPTION OF 1.8%) and is now significantly diminished, with names such as Mindy becoming less stylish. Mincey (TOP 4%) and Minto (13%) are familiar Min- last names.

Min- names

Min - Minuit

Wilhelmina and variants

Minny1, Minnie1, Minna1, Mina1, Min1
Var. of Wilhelmina. Root fr. Old German. "Determined protector." Minka is also a moderately common girl's name.

Adamina and variants

Minna2, Mina2
Forms of Adamina. Root fr. Hebrew word. "Earth." Mina (UPPER 8%), comparable to Macina (UPPER 40%), Masina (90%), is a popular -ina suffix last name.


Form of Carmel. Derived fr. Hebrew language. "Garden, orchard." Mina was favored as a baby name during 1880-1889 and is now less common. See also Mimma.

Var. of Carmen. Derived fr. Hebrew language. "Garden, orchard." Somewhat common as a children's name, Mina is similar to the familiar Mica. See also Minta.

Mina and variants

Mina5, var. Minnie2, Minnette, Minna3, Minette1, Min2
Source fr. German. "Love." Minette is unique as a baby name among the variant forms of Mina.

Mindy and variants

Mindy, var. Mindie, Mindi, Mindee, Minda
Root fr. English language. Short form of Melinda (Latin) "sweet". Usage of Mindy and forms was more pronounced among parents in the 1970s, but now, Mindi has become less in vogue.


Origin fr. Latin word. "The mind." Adoption of Minerva was up during 1880-1889, but now, Minerva has become somewhat outmoded.

Mary and variants

Minny2, Minnie3, Minette2
Forms of Mary. From Latin element. "Star of the sea." Minette (UPPER 38%) and Minnie (24%) occur commonly as last names.

Minyonette, Minyonne, Mingnon
Var. of Mignon. From French. "Cute." Not in Top 2000.

Minna and variants

Minna4, var. Minny3, Minnie4, Minne, Minette3, Minetta, Min3, Mina6
Stems fr. Old German language. "Determined protector." Minna and variants became more trendy in 2018, rising +77 rankings as birth names with Mina gaining the most.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Min- names: Mina, Minda, Mindi, Mindy, Minerva

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Min- names: Minetta, Minna, Minne, Minnette, Minnie, Minta

Minnie5, var. Minnee
Variant of Mary and Wilhelmina .. Minnie is a familiar (UPPER 6%) female name, while Minnee is unusual.

Place name .. Minorda and Minorra are creative variations.

Aminta and variants

Minty1, Minta1
Forms of Aminta. Based on Greek language. "Defender and vindicator." Minta has faded in favor as a birth name circa the 1880s.

Minta2, var. Minty2
.. An 18th century literary name. Usage of Minta as a birth name has dwindled circa the 1880s.

Derived fr. French element. "Midnight." Uncommon as a girls' name, but Minuit is similar to the more common Mindi. See also Mindie.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Min- names for girls.

1. Min - Minuit
Wilhelmina [Min, Mina, Minny, Minna, Minnie], Adamina [Mina, Minna], Carmel [Mina], Carmen [Mina], Mina [Min, Minna, Minnie, Minette, Minnette], Mindy [Mindi, Minda, Mindie, Mindee], Minerva, Mary [Minny, Minnie, Minette], Mignon [Mingnon, Minyonne, Minyonette], Minna [Min, Mina, Minny, Minne, Minnie, Minette, Minetta], Minnie [Minnee], Minorca, Aminta [Minty, Minta], Minta [Minty], Minuit

Usage comparison for Min- names