Gender: Female Origin of Minta: English, diminutive of Araminta, invented hybrid name Meaning of Araminta: Invented hybrid name from Arabella and Aminta

Minta Origin and Meaning

The name Minta is a girl's name of English origin.

Minta is an eighteenth century short form of a literary beauty still used in England today, but yet to be discovered by American baby namers. It has a fresh and dainty feel.

Virtually unheard today, Minta was on the U.S. popularity lists for most years between 1880 and 1901. Minta (born Araminta) Durfee was a popular silent screen actress married to Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle; Minta Doyle was a character in the Virginia Woolf novel To the Lighthouse.

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Alicia1 Says:


So very cute!

Miri Says:


Love it!