Meaning and Origin of Mink - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Mink

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • American : Weasel-like

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Czech : from a reduced form of the personal name Dominik (see Domingo).
  • North German and Dutch : from a pet form of the personal name Mein.
  • Dutch : nickname from Middle Dutch menke, minke ‘physical defect’, ‘infirmity’, ‘mutilation’.
  • German : variant of Minke 2.