Agnes

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Latin form of the Greek name ‘Αγνη (Hagnē)

Greek‘αγνος (hagnós) = 'pure, chaste' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

2) The name has early been associated with the Latin word agnus = 'lamb' as well [2] [5] [7] [8]

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Agnas
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Agnès
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Agnesa
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Agnese
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Agnessa
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Agnia
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Agniis
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Agniiss
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Agnijs
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Agnis
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Agnisa
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Agniss
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Agnja
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Agnyss
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Agnæs
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Aknes
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Angnes
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Âníse
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Annes
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Ârnase
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Aunis
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Ávdnos
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Awnis
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See also
Variant forms: Agga, Agna, Agneta, Agnieszka (Polish), Anilla, Anisa, Annielle, Annisette, Aune, Inés, Neja, Nesa, Nisa
Male form: Agne

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Agnesarson Iceland

Female

Agnesardóttir Iceland

Combinations

For combinations see AGN (name element)

Grammar

Old Swedish - Old Swedish
Nominative: Agnes
Accusative: Agnetem/Agnetam (Latin)
Dative: Agneti (Latin)
Genitive: Agnetis/Agnetæ (Latin)
Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Agnes
Genitive: Agnes'
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Agnes
Genitive: Agneksen / Agnesin
Partitive: Agnesta / Agnesia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Agnes
Accusative: Agnesi
Dative: Agnesi
Genitive: Agnesar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Agnes
Genitive: Agnes'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Agnes
Genitive: Agnes' / Agnes

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

21 January

Norway Norway

21 January

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

21 January

Sweden Sweden

21 January

Further Information

Pronunciation

  • Swedish: ['aŋnəs] (key) [9]

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Agnes Slott-Møller (née Rambusch, 10 June 1862 – 11 June 1937), Danish painter
  • Agnes Henningsen (née Andersen, 18 November 1868 – 21 April 1962), Danish writer
  • Agnes von Krusenstjerna (9 October 1894 – 10 March 1940), Swedish writer

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[11]
13262 22517 2 10
Denmark Denmark[12]
4319 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[13]
3252 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[14]
490 580 0 0
Finland Finland[15]
n.a. 3348 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Agnes(f) Sources: [11][12][13][15]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Agnes(f) Sources: [16]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Agnes(f)

Sources: [11] [12] [13] [15]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Elof Hellquist: Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1922)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  9. Per Hedelin: Norstedts svenska uttalslexikon (1997)
  10. 10.0 10.1 Svenska medeltida personnamn, Institutet för språk och folkminnen, http://www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  14. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  16. details see Name Statistic tables