Invented hybrid name from Arabella and Aminta

Araminta Origin and Meaning

The name Araminta is girl's name of English origin.
Araminta is an enchanting eighteenth-century invention familiar in Britain and just beginning to be discovered here. It was used in 1693 by William Congreve in his comedy The Old Bachelor, and in 1705 by the versatile Sir John Vanbrugh, architect of Blenheim Palace as well as a playwright, for his comedy The Confederacy.

In the Enid Bagnold novel National Velvet, Araminta is the name of the central character's mother.

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Famous People Named Araminta

  • Araminta Harriet Rossbirth name of Harriet Tubman, American abolitionist
  • Araminta Star MatthewsAmerican writer
  • Araminta de ClermontBritish photographer
  • Araminta Estelle "Minta" DurfeeAmerican silent film actress
  • Aramenta Dianthe VailAmerican painter
  • Araminta Clementine Megan SpencerChurchill (b. 2007), daughter of the 11th Duke of Marlborough

Araminta in Pop Culture

  • Araminta Spookseries of chapter books by Angie Sage
  • Araminta Mellifluacharacter mentioned in Harry Potter
  • Araminta "Minty" Canetime traveler who appears as a "ghost" to a boy in the 18th century in Helen Cresswell's children's novel "Moondial"
  • Araminta BrownVelvet's mother, a former channel swimmer, in National Velvet (1935) by Enid Bagnold
  • Araminta Denchcharacter in play The Farmer's Wife (1916)
  • Araminta Moneytrapwife to the rich usurer Moneytrap, very intimate with Clarissa Gripe, in Vanbrugh's play The Confederacy (1705)
  • Aramintacharacter in William Congreve's 1793 comedy The Old Bachelor
  • Araminta Leecharacter in the 'Crazy Rich Asians' trilogy by Kevin Kwan
  • Aramanthatitle character in a 1649 pastoral by Richard Lovelace
  • Matilda Angelina Araminta PhelpsTom Sawyer's baby cousin in Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • "Araminta Station" novel by Jack Vance
  • Araminta Holmesbeekeeper