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Name Minna

Origin:From Old High German words for will, desire and helmet, protectionTools:

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About the name Minna in particular

Languages of use:German, English
Is short form of:Wilhelmine
US 2021 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Inna, Mina, Mina, Minea, Minka, Mirna, Tinna, Aina, Ainoa, Amina     Details
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About William/Wilhelma, the group of names with the same origin as Minna

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, male:old German/Germanic two-element name
 very popular throughout Europe during the Middle Ages
 name of several important kings, e.g. William the Conqueror, the first Norman king of England
Words:willio = the will, the desire  Old High German
 helm = the helmet, the protection  Old High German
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:1:William Sweden 2022,  1:Liam Switzerland 2019,  1:Wilma Sweden 2007,  3:Wiremu New Zealand/Maori 2022,  6:Guilherme Brazil 2009,  11:Vilma Finland/Finnish 2015,  12:Guillaume France 1997,  12:Ville Finland/Finnish 2006,  12:Vilho Finland/Finnish 2019,  13:Willy Belgium 2013
Name variants:Billie, Guglielmina, Guillermina, Gulielma, Minka, Minna, Minnie, Velma, Vilma, Wilhelma, Wilhelmina, Wilhelmine, Willa, Wilma, Bill, Billie, Billy, Guglielmo, Guilhem, Guilherme, Guilielmus, Guillaume, Guillem, Guillermo, Jelle, Jelte, Liam, Lyam, Pim, Vilhelm, Vilho, Vili, Viljami, Viljo, Ville, Villum, Vilmos, Wilhelm, Wilian, Wilko, Will, Willem, Willi, William, Willie, Willy, Wim, Wiremu   Sortable list   Details

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SwedenGraph2014 92,  2013 69,  2012 74,  2011 482010 90,  2005 93,  2004 93,  2003 96