Meaning and name origin
Ines \i-nes\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Ines), is of Greek, Spanish, Scottish, Gaelic and French origin, and the meaning of Ines is "pure, holy; island; chaste". Ines is a variant of Agnes (Greek): Latin form of the Greek name Hagnes, from the feminine form of "hagnos". Also a variant of Inez (Spanish): variant of Agnes (Latin) "pure". Ines is also used as a variant of Innes (Scottish, Gaelic), Ynez (French, Spanish).
Ines is a very popular first name for females (#976 out of 4276, Top 23%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#19129 out of 88799, Top 22%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Ines for girls. Ines reached its highest rank of #540 in the U.S. in 1930-1939 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Ines and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Inez, Ines, Annis and Agnes. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).