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Minnie - Meaning of Minnie

What does Minnie mean?

Meaning of the name MinnieMiaMariaMaryMollyMariahMiriamMarianaMaliaMinaMelindaWilhelminaMinerva

[ 2 syll. min-nie, mi-nn-ie ] The baby girl name Minnie is pronounced as MIHN-iy- †. Minnie is used chiefly in the English and Scottish languages, and its origin is Hebrew, Latin, and Germanic.

Minnie is a pet form of the name Mary (English) in the English and Scottish languages.

Minnie is also a variant of the name Melinda (English and German) in the English language.

Minnie is also a pet form of Mina in the English language.

Minnie is also a short form of the name Minerva (English and German) in the English language.

Minnie is also a variant of the name Miriam (English, French, German, Yiddish, and Hebrew) in the English language.

Minnie is also a pet form of the name Wilhelmina (Dutch, English, German, and Polish) in the English language.

Minnie is rare as a baby name for girls. In 1900, 0.841% of baby girls were given the name Minnie. Its ranking then was #22. The baby name has since dropped out of favor, and is today of infrequent use. In 2016, out of the group of girl names directly linked to Minnie, Mary was the most widely used. The name Minnie has predominantly been a girl name, though it has also been given to boys in the past century. In 1907, girls named Minnie outnumbered boys by 90 times.

Baby names that sound like Minnie include Mini, Minni, Maaya, Maha, Mahaut, Mahi, Maho, Maiah, Maija, Maillie, Maimee, Maimi, Maimie, Maimoon, Maimoun, Maimun, Maina, Maiya, Maja, and Mama.

† Pronunciation for Minnie: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"


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