Mina is a diminutive of various names ending in -mina, most likely Wilhelmina. It can also mean "colored glass" in Persian language, "I am beautiful" in Korean, "fish" in Sanskrit and "knife" in Native American. Wilhelmina originates in German language and means "stout protector" or "will to protect". It is a feminine form of Wilhelm or William, which ultimately derives from the Germanic name Willahelm. It is a typical name used in Europe for female royalty.