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What does Inniss mean?

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


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

Creative forms:
(male) Ianiss, Inisa, ..

(female) Innissi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Inniss Tylan (I.T.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. 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). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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.

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