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Name Agnes

Meaning:the pure, the chasteTools:

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About the name Agnes in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:German, Scandinavian, Dutch, English
Diminutives:Nesta
Topics:Asteroid 641 Agnes, discovered 1907, diameter 12.6 km, period 8.9 years
Saints:Agnes of Rome
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Agnès, Ágnes, Agnesa, Agnese, Abner, Ådne, Aeneas, Agnessa, Agneta, Agnete     Details
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About Agnes, the group of names with the same origin as Agnes

Meaning/translation:the pure, the chaste
Language of origin:Old Greek
Info about origin:originally the Latinized form of a Greek name Hagne
 soon interpreted as deriving from Latin agnus (lamb) because of the similarity in sound
Words:hagnos = pure, chaste  Old Greek
 agnus = the lamb  Latin
Topics:Words
Variants' top ranks:2:Inès France 2012,  3:Agnes Sweden 2006,  5:Agnieszka Poland 2012,  5:Neza Slovenia 2012,  6:Inês Portugal 2007,  10:Ágnes Hungary 2014,  20:Anezka Czechia 2010,  23:Inés Madrid 2005,  35:Inez Sweden 2015,  59:Ines Belgium 2014
Somehow related to:Anson
Old/original forms:Hagne Old Greek
Name variants:Agnes, Agnès, Ágnes, Agnesa, Agnese, Agnessa, Agneta, Agnete, Agnetha, Agnieszka, Agnita, Anessa, Anezka, Anjezë, Ines, Inés, Inès, Inês, Inesa, Iness, Inessa, Inez, Inéz, Nesta, Neza   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
Belgium prevalence 2013 100
DenmarkGraph2015 172014 18,  2013 22,  2012 25,  2011 30
England+Wales decadesGraph1934 84,  1924 54,  1914 43,  1904 35
France 2002 449
NorwayGraph2015 52,  2014 482013 74,  2012 82,  2011 66,  2010 98,  2009 107,  2008 108
SwedenGraph2015 11,  2014 4,  2013 11,  2012 12,  2011 15,  2010 15,  2009 14,  2008 17,  2007 16,  2006 32005 26,  2004 29,  2003 32,  2002 35,  2001 34,  2000 44,  1999 44,  1998 55
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