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What does Agnus mean?

Agnus Pronunciation of Agnus as a girls' name is a Greek name, and the meaning of Agnus is "pure, holy". Agnus is an alternate form of Agnes (Greek).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, pure (virgin)


VARIANTS Agnesse, Agness, Agnese, Agneis

RELATED FORMS VIA AGNES Ag, Agafi, Aggi, Aggie, Aggy, Aggye, Aghna, Agi, Agie, Agna, Agnah, Agnessa, Agneta, Agnie, Agnola, Agot, Agota, Agote, Agoti, Agy, Agye, Aigneis, Ainah, Anais, Anis, Anise, Annais, Annest, Annis, Annisa, Annise, Ines, Ynes

(female) Aunus, ..

(male) Agun, ..

Agnus Sadie (A.S.), ..

How popular is Agnus?

Agnus is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#4094 out of 4276, Top 96%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Agnes (#1106 IN 2016), Anais (#1120), Aggie, Agness, Anis, Annis and Ines are the prominent varying forms of Agnus (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). Other variants, like Agna, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Agnus reached its highest 126 years ago (ADOPTION OF 0.49%) and is now significantly diminished (ADOPTION 0.02%, DOWN 96%), with the form Agnes becoming somewhat dated. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2016)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aggie, Agnes, Agness, Anais, Anis in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Annis, Ines in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Agnes, Ines outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Annes, Annus, Annys and Venus. These names tend to be less commonly used than Agnus.

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