Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. /mi.ˈner.wa/(Latin) /mɪ.ˈnɜɹ.və/(English) /mi.ˈneɾ.βa/(Spanish)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Possibly derived from Latin mens meaning "intellect", but more likely of Etruscan origin. Minerva was the Roman goddess of wisdom and war, approximately equivalent to the Greek goddess Athena. It has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world since after the Renaissance.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesMinerve(French)
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Entry updated June 9, 2023