The meaning of the name Mimir is God Of Prophecy. The origin of the name Mimir is Scandinavian. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
From Old Norse ‘the rememberer, the wise one’. Figure in Norse mythology known for his knowledge and wisdom. He is beheaded during the war between the Vanir and the Æsir. Odin takes the head with him, and it talks to him, giving him advice and secret knowledge. Mimir has appeared as a girls name with a few bearers in Iceland recently, but is still primarily a male name. It is not in use in Scandinavia today.