What does Innes mean?
Innes [innes] 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.
1 masculine form: Ennis.Creative forms:
(female) Inanes, Inis, ..
(male) Inder, Inis, .. Middle name pairings:
Innes Ivey (I.I.), ..
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)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Agnes (#1272 from recent data), Agness, Anais (#1034), 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 125 years ago (average #926) and has become significantly less since (#1788, ▼97%), with versions such as Inez becoming less in vogue. Anais is the most chic name for newborns among these. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)