What does Innes mean?
Innes \i(n)-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.
For more on this name, see also the related girl name Ennis.
Innes has 40 more different forms via Agnes, Ines: Agie, Agna, Agnah, Agneis, Agnese, Agness, Agnessa, Agnesse, Agneta, Agnie, Agnus, Agye, Aigneis, Ainah, Anais, Anessa, Anis, Anise, Anissa▼, Annais, Annest, Anneyce, Annice, Anniesse, Annis▼, Annisa, Annisah, Annise, Ina▼, Inah, Inessa, Inez▼, Nesi, Oona, Oonah, Senga, Una▼, Unah, Ynes and Ynez.
Innes has 1 masculine form: Ennis.
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. Census)
Agnes, Anais, Anissa, Annis, Ina, Ines, Inez and Una are the popular alternative forms of Innes (#unlisted). Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.4749%) and has become significantly less since, with versions such as Anissa, Ina, Ines, Inez and Una falling out of style. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Innes and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)