Infographic of Minerva name meaning, which is “The resourceful one,” in allusion to the Roman goddess of wisdom, invention, and technical skill. Equivalent to the Greek goddess Athena. Derived from the Etruscan but related to the Latin mens, the mind.
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Minerva Name Popularity

How popular is the name Minerva? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 434 50 0.0142%
1911 386 65 0.0175%
1912 508 53 0.0105%
1913 427 89 0.0157%
1914 483 88 0.0126%
1915 437 149 0.0164%
1916 490 129 0.0134%
1917 459 155 0.0155%
1918 485 151 0.0141%
1919 494 141 0.0135%
1920 485 156 0.014%
1921 531 136 0.0119%
1922 502 147 0.0132%
1923 625 97 0.0087%
1924 549 130 0.0112%
1925 547 127 0.0112%
1926 631 87 0.0079%
1927 586 105 0.0095%
1928 666 72 0.0067%
1929 556 106 0.0102%
1930 547 109 0.0104%
1931 580 87 0.0088%
1932 577 86 0.0087%
1933 584 79 0.0085%
1934 576 86 0.0089%
1935 689 54 0.0056%
1936 679 55 0.0057%
1937 614 78 0.0079%
1938 616 82 0.008%
1939 641 67 0.0066%
1940 705 58 0.0055%
1941 641 76 0.0068%
1942 673 79 0.0063%
1943 619 106 0.0081%
1944 580 111 0.009%
1945 664 80 0.0066%
1946 642 109 0.0074%
1947 732 92 0.0055%
1948 647 117 0.0073%
1949 667 112 0.007%
1950 701 105 0.0065%
1951 647 132 0.0078%
1952 671 129 0.0074%
1953 637 149 0.0084%
1954 655 152 0.0083%
1955 635 168 0.0091%
1956 663 159 0.0084%
1957 649 181 0.0094%
1958 670 175 0.0093%
1959 717 144 0.0076%
1960 701 162 0.0086%
1961 668 187 0.0099%
1962 777 135 0.0074%
1963 734 149 0.0083%
1964 813 113 0.0064%
1965 761 125 0.0076%
1966 833 93 0.006%
1967 750 122 0.008%
1968 838 97 0.0065%
1969 848 100 0.0065%
1970 907 93 0.0058%
1971 937 88 0.0059%
1972 915 85 0.0062%
1973 837 104 0.008%
1974 1,021 69 0.0053%
1975 996 72 0.0056%
1976 894 99 0.0077%
1977 1,045 77 0.0057%
1978 1,188 58 0.0043%
1979 1,078 79 0.0056%
1980 1,137 71 0.0049%
1981 1,023 89 0.0061%
1982 1,202 62 0.0041%
1983 1,195 59 0.004%
1984 1,321 47 0.0032%
1985 1,236 63 0.0042%
1986 1,254 58 0.0038%
1987 1,295 57 0.0037%
1988 1,349 55 0.0035%
1989 1,279 72 0.0045%
1990 1,356 69 0.0042%
1991 1,427 62 0.0038%
1992 1,432 65 0.0041%
1993 1,707 42 0.0027%
1994 1,618 48 0.0031%
1995 1,670 42 0.0028%
1996 1,897 32 0.0021%
1997 1,906 32 0.0022%
1998 2,042 28 0.0019%
1999 2,148 26 0.0017%
2000 2,234 24 0.0016%
2001 2,253 25 0.0017%
2002 1,928 38 0.0025%
2003 2,145 30 0.002%
2004 1,978 40 0.0026%
2005 2,228 29 0.0019%
2006 2,431 24 0.0015%
2007 2,119 36 0.0023%
2008 2,838 14 0.0009%
2009 2,545 19 0.0013%
2010 2,495 20 0.0014%
2011 2,491 19 0.0013%
2012 2,517 18 0.0013%
2013 2,273 24 0.0017%
2014 2,470 18 0.0012%
2015 2,267 24 0.0016%
2016 1,979 34 0.0024%
2017 2,145 26 0.0019%
2018 1,934 33 0.0024%
2019 1,876 35 0.0026%

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1 Comment

  1. Named for Athena and the character Minerva McGonagall from Harry Potter.


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