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What does Inness mean?

Inness Pronunciation of Inness as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Inness). The name Inness means "island". Inness is a version of Innes (Scottish, Gaelic): place name from inis.


VARIANTS Inniss, Innis, Ines, Ennis



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How popular is Inness?

Inness is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#63632 out of 150436, Top 42%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Inness (NOT RANKED) are Ennis and Innes. Other variants, like Inniss, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Inness was more pronounced 118 years ago (MEDIAN #1385). (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Innes outside U.S.

Similar Names

Inness is pronounced similarly to Aeneas, Aenneas, Aineas, Aineis, Ainneas, Eneas, Enneas, Enneis and Enneiss. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aloess, Chess, Ennes, Hanss, Ince, Indeeo (see Indio), Inge, Innman, Inver, Ioannes, Ireneus, Ives, Jess and Otess. These names tend to be more frequently used than Inness.

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