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What does Agnus mean?

Agnus /ag-nus/ as a girls' name. Agnus' name origin is Greek, and the meaning of Agnus is "pure, holy". Agnus is an alternate form of Agnes (Greek) with the suffix -us.


Agnus has 4 variants: Agneis, Agnese, Agness and Agnesse.

Agnus has 33 more 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 and Ynes.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Akinus, Amnus, ..

(male) Agnusto, Agun, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Agnus and associated names. Anais (#1112 in 2014), Agnes (#1272), Ines, Annis, Aggie, Agness and Anis 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 124 years ago (adoption of 0.49%) and is now significantly diminished (adoption 0.02%, down 97%), with the form Agnes becoming somewhat dated. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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.

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