Minto: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Minto

Minto

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My understanding is that this became a girls name in the 19th century but prior to that it was a surname.

Usage for both boys and girls was almost entirely 19th Century, extremely rare since.

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It is my understanding that it was originally the last name of the "lord" of a particular land. The people that lived on his land used it to name their sons. It later became a girls name

There is a village of Minto in Scotland, named after the influential 17th/18th-century Earl of Minto. The name derives from Old English roots meaning "hill."

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