From German Names

Female Female Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Minna. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born before 1910

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Northern Germany

Origin and Meaning

1) Short form of names ending in -mina

2) Short form of Old German names beginning with Mein- , Old High German magan/megin = 'strength'

3) Old High German minn[e]a = 'love'

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