US Popularity:2016
Meaning:Pure; Holy
Agnes is a girl’s name of Greek origin and means “pure” and “holy.” With its long and happy history, Agnes has been a popular baby name for hundreds of years. In honor of Saint Agnes of Rome, parents were quick to choose Agnes, igniting the popularity of the name for centuries to come. Since that time, Agnes has taken on many different variations because of parents adapting the spelling to their native language. From Agnese in Italian to Inés in Spanish, this timeless baby name has traversed the globe capturing hearts and winning future parents over again and again.

Agnes Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Agnes is currently #1449 on The Bump
Girl:Agnes is currently #1047 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Agnes is currently #2016 in U.S. births
Girl:Agnes is currently #1077 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 15
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lanksy, pg. 69

  • Behind the Name, Agnes, April 2021

  • Ancestry, Agnes Family History

  • Name Doctor, Agnes

  • Online Etymology Dictionary, Agnes, September 2022

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