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What does Inah mean?

Inah Pronunciation of Inah [in-ah] as a girls' name is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of Inah is "pure, holy". Inah is a variant form of Agnes (Greek).

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).


Inah has 9 variants: Ainah, Anais, Annais, Ina, Oona, Oonagh, Oonah, Una and Unah.

7 more alternative forms via Agnes: Agna, Agnah, Anis, Ines, Inez, Ynes and Ynez.

Creative forms:
(female) Inne, Isah, ..

(male) Inam, Innio, ..

Middle name pairings:
Inah Heidi (I.H.), ..

How popular is Inah?

Inah is an uncommon given name for females. Inah is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Anais (#1034 in 2015), Agnes (#1272), Oona (#1646), Una, Inez, Ina, Anis and Ines are the popular varying forms of Inah (not in Top 2000). Other forms, like Ainah, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Inah was at its apex a century ago (adoption of 0.69%) and has become much reduced since (adoption 0.02%, 96.7% less). Anais is the longstanding favorite, while forms like Agnes used to be popular. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Agnes, Anais, Anis, Ina, Ines in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Inez, Oona, Una in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Inah is pronounced similarly to Aina, Ana, Ania, Anny, Anya, Eena, Ena, Euna, Iana, Ianna, Inaya, Inya, Ioana, Ioannah, Iona, Ionia, Ionya, Iynaia, Oni, Onie, Unagh, Yana, Yoanah, Yona and Yonah. Other recommended names are Adah, Alah, Avah, Beah, Binah, Danah, Denah, Dinah, Dynah, Ednah, Elah, Evah, Ganah, Hanah, Ida, Idonah (see Idona), Ila, Ima, Iman, Inda, Indu, Inga, Inge, Ira, Isa, Ita, Iva, Janah, Kiah, Lanah, Leah, Lenah, Linah, Lynah, Miah, Monah, Niah, Nonah, Nyah, Orah, Rinah and Tinah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Inah.

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