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.
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