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Mina or Nina

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Shortbreadbaby Fri 29-Nov-19 19:40:44

I love both but obviously using one will rule out the other.

icecreamsundae32 Fri 29-Nov-19 19:45:42

Definitely Nina!!
Mina (meaner) sounds harsh

MissHenty Fri 29-Nov-19 19:48:11

Nina! For defs!

hayley013 Fri 29-Nov-19 19:51:08

I love Mina!

viques Fri 29-Nov-19 19:56:03

You might as well settle on Nina, which is a lovely name anyway, because if you go for Mina lots of people will mishear, misspell it as Nina.

You could split the difference and call her Ina.........

Thetimetravelerswife Fri 29-Nov-19 19:56:57

Nina for me.

But prefer it as a nickname for Antonina/Antonia etc

Inthemoment38 Fri 29-Nov-19 19:59:26

Mina is the name of one of the other vampires in Dracula

misspiggy19 Fri 29-Nov-19 20:01:16

Nina.

Mina is harsh sounding.

Omashu Fri 29-Nov-19 20:02:15

I also just think of the word meaner. It’s a nice name otherwise but I think this ruins it. It’s like the name/s Fia, Fiadh, Phia etc.. it sounds like fear. It looks like a nice name but that ruins it.

TenThousandSpoons Fri 29-Nov-19 20:03:38

I prefer Nina.

Is Mina pronounced “meaner”? If it’s a short i sound the spelling Minna would be clearer.

17caterpillars1mouse Fri 29-Nov-19 20:18:43

I love Mina. I knew a lovely Meena a few years ago.

Nina is OK but I've met a few and they have all been rather bitchy tbh so that has put me off

diddlediddle Fri 29-Nov-19 20:37:44

Nina is a beautiful name.

Mina makes me think of Minnie as slang for vagina 😬 sorry! Although I wouldn't think that if the child was of Indian background actually.

So, maybe it depends on your family background.

MarkingTimeIm59 Fri 29-Nov-19 20:39:40

Nina
No question.

MrsNoMopp Fri 29-Nov-19 20:43:50

I prefer Nina.

Lena is a similar name, also nice.

MissHenty Fri 29-Nov-19 20:45:50

Yeah good point above Mina will constantly be misheard and called Nina anyway.

Nina is much nicer

VenusClapTrap Fri 29-Nov-19 21:37:05

Mina.

DramaAlpaca Fri 29-Nov-19 21:39:16

Nina. It's less whiny than Mina.

Mumoftwoyoungkids Fri 29-Nov-19 21:40:28

Can I be awkward and mention how much I like Lina......

ByAppointmentTo Fri 29-Nov-19 21:43:59

I actually know twins called Meena and Neena so using one doesn't have to rule out the other!

LynetteScavo Fri 29-Nov-19 22:00:26

Nina.

Definitely.

charliesp Fri 29-Nov-19 22:02:43

Nina!

Mina is awful, sorry.

MrsBertBibby Fri 29-Nov-19 22:12:30

Nina, without question.

BonBon411 Sat 30-Nov-19 01:15:35

Nina is the sweetest!

GrumpyHoonMain Sat 30-Nov-19 01:20:48

Nina

Omashu Sat 30-Nov-19 10:40:04

I actually know twins called Meena and Neena so using one doesn't have to rule out the other!

Yikes! Yes it does. They’re awful twin names confused

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