Name Minos Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Minos


Minos is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Minos?

Minos is a name from Greek mythology. He was the son of Europa and Zeus and a king of Crete. Minos’ wife Pasiphaë had to mate with a bull, commanded by Poseidon, and gave birth to a half-bull-half-man creature called Minotaur.

What does the name Minos mean?

The name Minos possibly derived from a Cretan Ancient Greek word or title with the meaning “king.”

Pronunciation of Minos

Popularity of the name Minos

The name Minos is ranked #6441 overall.

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