Mina

First Name
16k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
3k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mina

"Mina" is a name of English origin, and it means "Strong-willed Warrior". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖mi"na
An ancient weight or denomination of money, of varying value. The Attic mina was valued at a hundred drachmas.

Etymology: L., fr. Gr. �

noun Mi"na
See Myna.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Tropical Asian starlings

Notable Persons Named Mina

Mina Harker is a fictional character. Mina is also known as Miss Mina Murray and Madam Mina.

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Mina is a singing, actor, singer, and actress. Mina was given the name Kwon Mina on September 21st, 1993 in Busan.

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Mina Anwar is an actor. Mina was born on September 19th, 1969 in Church, Lancashire.

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Mina Caputo is a hard rock, heavy metal music, alternative metal, and post-grunge singing and songwriter. They plays Keyboard instrument and Vocals. Their ongoing career started in 1989. Mina was born on December 4th, 1973. Mina is also known as Caputo and Keith Mina.

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Mina Fujii is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1998. Mina was born on July 15th, 1988 in San Diego, California, United States.

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Mina Loy was a writer: poet, playwright, novelist; actress, and designer. Mina was given the name Mina Gertrude Löwry on December 27th, 1882. She passed away on September 25th, 1966.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Mina

Mina is a singing, actor, singer, and actress. Mina was given the name Kwon Mina on September 21st, 1993 in Busan.

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Santi Mina is a soccer player for the Valencia CF, Celta de Vigo, Celta de Vigo B, Spain national under-18 football team, Spain national under-19 football team, and Spain national under-21 football team. Santi was born on December 7th, 1995 in Vigo, Spain. Santi is also known as Mina Lorenzo and Santiago.

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Yerry Mina is a soccer player for the Independiente Santa Fe, Deportivo Pasto, and Colombia Olympic football team. Yerry was born on September 23rd, 1994 in Guachené.

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Ara Mina is an actress, fashion model, singer, actor, model (people), singing, and andsinger. She has had major accomplishments since 1986. Ara was given the name Hazel Pascual Reyes on May 9th, 1979 in Manila. Ara is also known as Ara and Kris.

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Michael Mina is a chef. Michael was born in 1969 in Cairo.

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Arturo Mina is a soccer player for the Independiente del Valle, Club Social y Deportivo Universidad Tecnológica Equinoccial, Club Social y Deportivo Macará, and Ecuador national football team. Arturo was born on October 8th, 1990 in Río Verde Canton.

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How popular is the baby name Mina in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 73 73 0
1881 62 62 0
1882 76 76 0
1883 89 89 0
1884 56 56 0
1885 82 82 0
1886 80 80 0
1887 61 61 0
1888 104 104 0
1889 90 90 0
1890 95 95 0
1891 119 119 0
1892 105 105 0
1893 105 105 0
1894 103 103 0
1895 94 94 0
1896 107 107 0
1897 92 92 0
1898 104 104 0
1899 85 85 0
1900 92 92 0
1901 83 83 0
1902 73 73 0
1903 86 86 0
1904 75 75 0
1905 72 72 0
1906 78 78 0
1907 66 66 0
1908 64 64 0
1909 67 67 0
1910 71 71 0
1911 91 91 0
1912 93 93 0
1913 120 120 0
1914 109 109 0
1915 156 156 0
1916 178 178 0
1917 172 172 0
1918 153 153 0
1919 145 145 0
1920 143 143 0
1921 127 127 0
1922 137 137 0
1923 134 134 0
1924 119 119 0
1925 124 124 0
1926 120 120 0
1927 126 126 0
1928 101 101 0
1929 105 105 0
1930 110 110 0
1931 91 91 0
1932 103 103 0
1933 80 80 0
1934 92 92 0
1935 82 82 0
1936 65 65 0
1937 77 77 0
1938 87 87 0
1939 76 76 0
1940 83 83 0
1941 66 66 0
1942 78 78 0
1943 62 62 0
1944 68 68 0
1945 59 59 0
1946 70 70 0
1947 70 70 0
1948 71 71 0
1949 73 73 0
1950 53 53 0
1951 61 61 0
1952 49 49 0
1953 60 60 0
1954 63 63 0
1955 71 71 0
1956 64 64 0
1957 57 57 0
1958 56 56 0
1959 44 44 0
1960 49 49 0
1961 47 47 0
1962 55 55 0
1963 39 39 0
1964 50 50 0
1965 43 43 0
1966 52 52 0
1967 67 67 0
1968 65 65 0
1969 54 54 0
1970 37 37 0
1971 36 36 0
1972 44 44 0
1973 42 42 0
1974 42 42 0
1975 44 44 0
1976 43 43 0
1977 45 45 0
1978 39 39 0
1979 58 58 0
1980 62 57 5
1981 66 66 0
1982 74 69 5
1983 62 55 7
1984 75 60 15
1985 70 61 9
1986 61 50 11
1987 97 79 18
1988 74 61 13
1989 90 77 13
1990 76 63 13
1991 95 76 19
1992 88 71 17
1993 123 108 15
1994 173 162 11
1995 141 125 16
1996 153 140 13
1997 188 177 11
1998 163 148 15
1999 179 162 17
2000 188 178 10
2001 210 190 20
2002 251 236 15
2003 231 218 13
2004 292 276 16
2005 294 281 13
2006 274 260 14
2007 303 287 16
2008 322 303 19
2009 338 323 15
2010 283 265 18
2011 351 332 19
2012 341 318 23
2013 385 360 25
2014 428 410 18
2015 390 370 20
2016 413 382 31
2017 426 409 17

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Popularity of Mina as a first name

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Popularity of Mina as a last name

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Common last names for Mina

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Miller
  • Clark
  • Jones
  • Martin
  • Anderson
  • Moore
  • Thompson
  • Davis
  • Young
  • Lewis

Common first names for Mina

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mina U.S.
  White 35.43% 64.26%
  African American 2.98% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 28.35% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.12% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.07% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 29.05% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mina

People with the last name Mina are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Mina

  • What name lists does Mina rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Mina? Mina is the 1,909th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mina was the 10,320th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mina have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,984 babies born with the first name Mina in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mina to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mina? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 73 new born babies.
  • When was Mina first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mina is Thursday, January 9th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Mina born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mina was in 2014 with a total of 410 babies.
  • Random Mina Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mina is not a popular baby girl's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Mina: Your name in reverse order is Anim. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mnai. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mina? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,122 people with the last name Mina.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mina? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Mina as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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