Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old Norse element magn meaning "power, strength". In Norse mythology this name is borne by a son of Thor and the giant Járnsaxa.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesMeine, Meint(Dutch) Meine, Minke(Frisian) Meino(Germanic) Magne(Norwegian)


Sources & References

  1. Viking Answer Lady Webpage, available from
Entry updated December 7, 2022