Ines Name Meaning & Origin

Ines

Pronunciation: ee-NEHS (key)

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Here in France, you can't swing a cat without it crashing into an Inès. Most of the ones I've met have been between twelve and fourteen, but I think it's still popular. It's just strange how many there are!

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Nessie, Inesita, Neske

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Inés,(Eenés)is the spanish version of the original latin-roman name Agnes.The first saint we find with this name was a 13 year old martir in the Roman Empire times, killed in the prosecution of early christians.

There are other Saint Inés's, in Italy and Hungary, a princess.

Agnes also refers to "agnus", "lamb" in Latin, so in images of St Inés she appears with a lamb in her arms.

Mother Teresa of Calcuta's birth name was Agnese, and she was albanian.

We named or daughter Inés in memory of a grandmother and great-grandmother.

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Ines Efron, Argentine actress
Inés Sastre, Spanish model and actress
Inès de la Fressange, French model and designer
Inés Sainz Gallo de Pérez, Mexican journalist and model

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'En la casa de Inés', Spanish pop song
Dona Inés, character in the Spanish classic 'Don Juan Tenorio'

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