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What does Ynes mean?

Ynes Pronunciation of Ynes [ynes] as a girls' name is a Greek name, and the name Ynes means "pure, holy; chaste". Ynes is an alternate form of Agnes (Greek). Ynes is also a variant of Inez (Spanish, Latin). Ynes is also used as a form of Ynez (French, Spanish).

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).


18 relations via Agnes, Inez, Ynez: Agneis, Agnese, Agness, Agnus, Anais, Anessa, Anis, Anise, Annest, Annis, Ina, Inah, Ines, Inessa, Nesi, Una, Unah and Ynesita.

Creative forms:
(female) Nees, Yees, ..

(male) Ynet, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ynes Holly (Y.H.), ..

How popular is Ynes?

Ynes is an unusual given name for women. Ynes is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Ynes (not in Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Anais (#1034 in 2015), Agnes (#1272), Ines, Inez, Ina, Una, Anis, Agness, Anessa and Annis. Other variants, like Unah, are seldom used. These relations of Ynes reached the height of their popularity a century ago (average #980) and have become much less widespread since, with forms like Inez going out of style. Anais is the most chic birth name among these. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Agnes, Agness, Anais, Anessa, Anis in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Annis, Ina, Ines, Inez, Una in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Agnes, Ines, Inez outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ynes is alike in pronunciation to Annes. Other recommended names are Innes, Lies and Yna. Like Ynes, these names are not commonly used.

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