Gender Masculine
Usage Frisian, Dutch
Pronounced Pron. MAY-nə(Dutch)
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Meaning & History

Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element magan meaning "strength".

Related Names

VariantMeint(Dutch)
DiminutivesMinke(Frisian) Menno(Dutch)
Feminine FormMeintje(Dutch)
Other Languages & CulturesMeginfrid, Meginhard, Meginrat, Meino, Meinrad(Ancient Germanic) Manfred, Meinhard, Meinrad, Fred, Hardy, Manfried(German) Manfredi, Manfredo(Italian) Manfred(Polish)

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Entry updated November 20, 2020