Araminta Name Meaning & Origin

Araminta

Pronunciation: ah-rah-MEEN-tə (key)

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My birth name is Araminta, I was named after my grandmother. I dont know to much about this name, only that its extremely unusual, and I dont know anyone else with this name.

I'm an Araminta. Named after a great-aunt. It took me 39 years and six days before I met another Araminta ...at an airport.

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My nickname is Mindy. Guess my mom had to think of something short for that name.
Minty is used as a nickname for Araminta in England.
My parents were worried that I would become Minnie so they called me Ara.

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Araminta Star Matthews - American writer
Araminta Harriet Ross - birth name of American abolitionist Harriet Tubman

Araminta in song, story & screen: | Edit

In Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn", Tom Sawyer's baby cousin is named Matilda Angelina Araminta Phelps.
In J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix", on the Black Family tree, you can find 'Araminta Melfluia', who wanted to legalize muggle hunting. (Page 113 in the hardback)
In M.M. Kaye's "The Ordinary Princess" the titular character is named: Amythyst Alexandra Augusta Araminta Adelaide Aurelia Anne

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