Gender: Female Origin of Minna: German, diminutive of Wilhelmina Meaning of Wilhelmina: German, feminine variation of Wilhelm, "resolute protection"

Minna Origin and Meaning

The name Minna is a girl's name of German origin.

One of those pan-European nickname names most popular these days in places like Finland.

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Pop Culture References for the name Minna

Mina, Minnie, Minny, Minne, Minta, Minka, Minetta, Minette


RainstreamofSpiritClan Says:


All I can think of is that this is what a little girl I knew used to call Minnie Mouse before she could say Minnie

mickie86 Says:


I think this is the best nickname name! I'd definitely use it as a first name.

katinka Says:


I think I'd use Minna and Min as nicknames for the fabulous Minerva.

EW314 Says:


One of the sweet, strong, unfussy, familiar-yet-unusual two-syllable names for girls that I'm really liking at the moment. It reminds me of Willa, Calla, Milla, Lilla and the like, and I prefer it to Mina (and Lilla to Lila, and Milla to Mila).

Catastroffy Says:


While I am very keen on Mina, I hate this.