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What does Inniss mean?

Inniss /in-niss/ as a boys' name has the meaning "island". Inniss is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -iss, of Innes (Scottish, Gaelic): place name from inis.


Inniss has 4 variants: Ennis, Ines, Inness and Innis.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Inisa, Innissiah, ..

(female) Innes, Innissia, ..

How popular is Inniss?

Inniss is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#22505 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Ennis is the only popular related form of Inniss (not ranked). Other forms, like Innis, are uncommon. Adoption of this relation of Inniss was at its highest during 1900-1909 (#771). Shown below is a comparison of the history of Inniss and related names. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ennis in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Inniss and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Inniss is pronounced similarly to Enis, Enneas, Enneis, Enneiss, Ioanis, Ioannis and Yannis. Other recommended names are Alviss, Anstiss, Arliss, Beviss (see Bevis), Bliss, Boriss, Chriss, Daviss, Elliss, Elviss (see Elvis), Hanss, Idris, Ilias, Indio, Inigo, Innman, Isais, Kriss and Landiss (see Lander). Like Inniss, these names are not frequently used.