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).
(female) Inet, Inis, ..
(male) Inis, Innes, ..
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 reached its highest rank of #782 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Ines and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Ines are Agnes (#1272 via latest list), Agness, Anais (#1112), Anessa, Anis, Annice, Annis, Ina, Inez and Una. Other forms, like Agnese, are uncommon. These forms of Ines were favored a century ago (adoption of 0.7%) and have become much less conventional since (adoption 0.02%, ▼98%), with versions such as Una becoming less fashionable.
Ines is pronounced similarly to Aneese, Annus, Annys, Ennis, Innis and Uniss. Other recommended 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.