Name: Mina

Origin and Meaning of the Name Mina

  • Meaning:
    Will, desire + helmet, protection
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  • Meaning:
    Pet form of Wilhelmina
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  • Meaning:
    Enamel
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (MEE nah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Mina

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Short form of various names with this ending, including Wilhelmina, also used as an independent given name since the 19th century.
    In Scotland, it is a Highland short form of Calumina and Normina, also used on its own.

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