Meinrad
NamePopularityRelated NamesRelatedNamesakesWebsitesRatingsComments
Contribute
Given Name MEINRAD
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: MIEN-raht (German)   [key]
Meaning & History
Derived from the Germanic elements magan "mighty, strong" and rad "counsel". Saint Meinrad was a 9th-century hermit who founded the Benedictine abbey at Einsiedeln in Switzerland.
Related Names
VARIANT: Meginrat (Ancient Germanic)
DIMINUTIVE: Meino (Ancient Germanic)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Meine, Meino, Meint, Menno, Minke (Dutch), Meine, Minke (Frisian)
Popularity
Switzerland  - 
Sources and References
  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 1079