Name: Araminta

Origin and Meaning of the Name Araminta

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    (ahr ah MIN tah)
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    Itself (Araminta)
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    Of literary origin. Sir John Vanbrugh, architect, writer and politician is said to have coined the name for his work, "The Confederacy" in 1705. However his contemporary and partner William Congreve did as well, and included this name in his play "The Old Bachelor" in 1693. It has been suggested that neither coined the name and in fact, were inpired by someone that they both knew. If this is true then the name existed well before both men used it, and its true origins are unknown.

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