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Origin: Spanish
Meaning: Form of Agnes

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Ines

This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Ines in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the girl's name Ines:

  • Records indicate that 1,754 girls in the United States have been named Ines since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1922, when 99 people in the U.S. were given the name Ines. Those people are now 98 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


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      3 Positive Comments

  • "This is my name! :) I knew it as the Spanish translation of Agnes (which in turn comes from the Latin 'agnus,'='lamb') but my Egyptian friends told me that it also means, in Arabic, "one whom it is comforting to be with.," or something quite similar to that. Made me smile - it's a definition I'd love to live up to!" Dec. 12, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love Inýs, it is my middle name. It is the Latin form of Agnes and it means pure and chaste. This name is not to be confused with the Arabic name Inas, which means sociable." Feb. 6, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter's name is Inýs, and I find it a beautifull name. Here in Portugal you can find lots of girls called Inýs, but the pronounciation isn't easy!" Oct. 7, 2007: Report as inappropriate

      4 Neutral Comments

  • "I really like the name but it rhymes with penis and I would worry about my daughter getting teased by sick boys!" Jan. 29, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "There are many girls named Ines where I live too. It's a nice name and I like it." Jun. 25, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name's Ines, but that's 'cause I'm portuguese....In portuguese it's written "Inýs" and it means "lamb of god" or "something good and pure"...I like my name,it's easy, short and u can't really make stupid nicknames out of it!The only problem is, there are sooo many girls named Inýs in Portugal!" Dec. 14, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I was given that name by a German mother and French father in the mid 70s. They had travelled and lived in South America for quite some time and really fell in love with the name. It is not until the late 90s during a trip to Paris (France) that I discovered that Ines is from Arabic origin and that it means "something good". When the Moors invaded Europe (including Spain) they brought the name with them and the Spaniards kept the name. This dates back to the 8th century so...Its Spanish now..." Apr. 22, 2006: Report as inappropriate

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