Other Origin(s):Sanskrit; Indian; Persian
Meaning:Love; Will helmet; Fish; Starling; Azure; Daisy; Enamel
Mina is a feminine name with a variety of meanings and origins to inspire baby. Originally from the Old German name Minna, it translates to "love," and is a great choice to remind your little one of how much you adore them. For an edgier touch, Mina can also act as an adorable nickname for the German name Wilhelmina, meaning "will helmet." Thanks to its Sanskrit and Hindi roots, it can also translate to "fish" and "starling," respectively, helping baby connect to the natural world and animal kingdom. Also, with Mina's Persian connections, it can also mean "azure," "daisy" or "enamel," connecting baby to many beautiful elements. Whether you've heard Mina as a nickname or used in adoration, Mina is a popular name in Europe and in the creative world. In fact, you probably rooted for the fictional character Mina in Bram Stoker's Dracula. This name has a way of making people feel things, and baby will, too.
Quranic Names, Mina, A Non-Quranic Name for Girls
Online Etymology Dictionary, mina (n.), August 2023
Wisdom Library, Mina, Mīna, Mīnā: 29 definitions
Bram Stoker's Dracula
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