Agnes - Meaning Of Agnes, What Does Agnes Mean?

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Agnes Meaning


What does Agnes mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Agnes is of Greek , English and French origin.

The meaning of Agnes is "pure, chaste".  

Agnes is generally used as a girl's name. It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ag-nes.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 1694  in baby name popularity for girls with 122 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Agnes Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Agnes has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Agnes to other names.


Variants of the name Agnes include Agnus, Aikaterine.

The names Aghna, Agna, Agne, Agnella, Agnese, Agnessa, Agneta, Agnetha, Agnethe, Agnieszka, Aigneis, Aineki, Akeneki, Anesa, Anezka, Annice, Annis, Aune, Iines, Oanez, Ynes, Ynez are all forms of Agnes.

Agnes has the diminutives (nicknames) Aggi, Aggie, Aggy, Aggye, Nest, Nesta.

Agnes falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Agnes de Mille.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Agnes in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Agnes in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Agnes in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Agnes Numerology page.

Agnes Numerology
Agnes in Hieroglyhics
Agnes in Nautical Flags
English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.

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