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Inis Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Inis is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Inis is "from the river island".  


In the U.S. in 2014 less than 5 girls were given the name.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

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


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Related Names

The names Iniss, Inys are all forms of Inis.

Other Tidbits

Inis falls into the name categories landform, water.

Name Fun

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

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Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.