Aminta Origin and Meaning

The name Aminta is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "defender".

One of the romantic names favored by British pastoral poets, more appealing in its longer form, Araminta.

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Famous People Named Aminta

  • Aminta BuenanoEcuadorian politician and writer

Aminta in Pop Culture

  • "Aminta" 16th,century play by Torquato Tasso, with male main character Aminta adapted from AMYNTAS, name of several Macedonian kings
  • AMINTORused as a male name in "The Maid's Tragedy" (1619) by Beaumont and Fletcher

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