What does Ines mean?
Ines /in-es/ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Ines). Ines' name origin is Greek, and the meaning of the name Ines is "pure, holy; island; chaste". Ines is an alternate form of Agnes (Greek). Ines is also a derivative of Inez (Spanish, Latin). Ines is also used as a variation of Innes (Scottish, Gaelic) and Ynez (French, Spanish).
How popular is Ines?
Ines is a very popular first name for females (#976 out of 4276, Top 23%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#22949 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name statistics of Ines for girls. Ines entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its highest rank of #540 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Birth Names, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Ines and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Ines are Agnes, Anais, Annis, Ina, Inez and Una. Other forms, like Inness, are uncommon. These forms of Ines were favored during 1900-1909 (adoption of 0.543%) and have become much less conventional since, with versions such as Annis, Ina, Ines, Inez and Una falling out of fashion.
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Ines▼ is pronounced similarly to Aneese, Annus, Annys, Ennis, Innis and Uniss. Other recommended similar baby names are Annes, Inda, Indee, Indu, Inga▼, Inge, Inger, Inya, Ione▼, Iren, Iris▲, Isis▲, Ivee, Ivey and Lies. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ines.