What does Innes mean?
Innes [in-nes] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Innes) is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Innes is "island". Place name from inis, the name of a barony in Moray. Traditionally a male name, it is now used occasionally as a female name, perhaps influenced by Ines, the Spanish form of Agnes.
Related girl name: Ennis.
Innes has 1 masculine form: Ennis.Kreatif forms:
(female) Inanes, Inis, ..
(male) Inis, Innesin, ..
How popular is Innes?
Innes is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#10714 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Agnes (#1272 from recent data), Agness, Anais (#1112), Anis, Annis, Ina, Ines and Inez are the popular alternative forms of Innes (outside Top 2000). Other variants, like Inessa, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Innes was more pronounced 124 years ago (average #926) and has become significantly less since (#1798, ▼98%), with versions such as Inez becoming less in vogue. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Innes and related names. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)