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Subject: Re: The female name Minea
Author: Ylva   (Authenticated as Ylva)
Date: June 20, 2006 at 6:46:33 PM
Reply to: Re: The female name Minea by Satu
Thank you, interesting that the name Minea is now discussed on Swedish name sites. I never heard of the name before, except in Waltari's novel.

Though I doubt that Waltari got the name from Frisian, I think he thought of Minoan culture. The Minea in the book was from Crete.

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