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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. MAY-nə(Dutch)
MIE-nə(German)
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Meaning & History

Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element magan meaning "strength".
VariantsMeino, Meint(Dutch) Meino(German)
DiminutivesMinke(Frisian) Menno(Dutch) Menno(German)
Feminine FormMeintje(Dutch)
Other Languages & CulturesMeginfrid, Meginhard, Meginrat, Meino, Meinrad(Ancient Germanic) Manfredi, Manfredo(Italian) Manfred(Polish)

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