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The first name 
Minnis

Minnis is a first name for boys.

Minnis – a very rare name!

Recently, the name Minnis has been given only a handful of times a year and is therefore particularly rare, at least in the US. In recent years, not even one boy in 100,000 has been named Minnis. That means that a boy named Minnis is exceptional and may not meet another person with the same name his whole life. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Minnis.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name
 
Minnis

Minnis -
at home in

Meeting a man or boy named Minnis is something really special. Out of all 50 states, men and boys named Minnis can be found in only : . No other state currently has residents named Minnis. However, we must admit that a given name is only included in a state’s official statistics if there are at least five people with that name living in that state – so it’s quite possible that there are still a few men and boys called Minnis living in one state or another. (If your name is Minnis and you live outside of , we’d really appreciate it if you’d let us know so we can refine our statistics even further.) Either way, the name is quite rare. The best chance of meeting a Minnis is in Tennessee, as there live more men and boys with this name in relation to the population than in any other state. But even here in Tennessee, only 0.00015% of all male residents are called Minnis – that’s just one in 685,742! And even in all these states combined there are only a total of 5 men going by that name. So, if your name is Minnis, chances are you will never meet another man bearing that extraordinary first name.

Minnis has 6 letters 
and begins with an M

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter M is a particularly popular initial letter for boys’ names – 6.2% of all common boys’ names in the US begin with this letter. By the way, the most common first letters for boys’ names are J and A.

With six letters, the name Minnis is of average length. In fact, 28% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly six letters. 24% of all first names are shorter, while 48% have seven letters or more. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

That means that with 6.2% of all boys' names that begin with an M, this first letter is much more common than the other letters on average. If you are now wondering which boys’ name with M is the most common... the answer is Michael.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Minnis

If your name is Minnis and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Minnis

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Minnis, you can simply say:

Mouse

Igloo

Nut

Nut

Igloo

Sun

This is how the name Minnis is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Minnis in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.

Minnis

Minnis

You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Minnis

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Minnis is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.

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Have you ever waved the name Minnis

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.

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Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Minnis sounds like this: