Meaning and Origin of: Mina

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Hindi : Precious blue stone
  • Arabic : A place near Makkah
  • German : Love
  • Persian : Sky blue
  • Old German : Love
  • Hebrew : Bitter
  • Danish : Goddess of sun, moon, and stars
  • Teutonic : Fierce protector

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Portuguese : ethnic name for someone from or who had been to the (Costa da) Mina in Africa.
  • Spanish : habitational name from any of the numerous places named Mina, La Mina, from Spanish and Portuguese mina ‘mine’.
  • Greek : variant of Minas.
  • Muslim : from a personal name based on Arabic minạh ‘gifts’, ‘favors’.