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Gender: Female Meaning of Aminta: "defender" Origin of Aminta: Greek

The name Aminta is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "defender". Aminta and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

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 Buenano, Ecuadorian politician and writer

Pop Culture References for the name Aminta

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

Amynta, Amintah


Mhill46 Says:


I actually like this way more than Araminta, which is a little too "frilly" for my taste. I would definitely use it

berry_chick Says:


Mint would make a good nickname.

rie Says:


I personally like Aminta way better than Araminta which sounds really made up.