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What does MySQL stand for?

Hello everyone,

I have tried to look up the abbreviation for MySQL but could not find it anywhere. I know that the SQL part stands for Structured Query Language. But what does the My part stand for? Please let me know if anyone of you have any idea.

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MySQL is named after co-founder Monty Widenius's daughter, My.

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