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

Origin and Meaning

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

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

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

Related Names

Aanissi
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Agi
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Agnas
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Faroese
Agnes
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Agnès
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Danish Finish Swedish
Agnesa
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Agnese
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Agnessa
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Finish Swedish
Agniis
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Old Swedish
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 Greenlandic
Aunis
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Ávdnos
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Sami
Awnis
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Finish

See also
Variant forms: Agga, Agna, Agneta, Anilla, Anisa, Annielle, Annisette, Aune, Inés, Nesa, Nisa
Male form: Agne

Combinations

For combinations see AGN (name element)

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

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

Further Information

Pronunciation

  • Swedish: ['aŋnəs] (key) [8]

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

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[10]
12771 21859 1 10
Denmark Denmark[11]
3782 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[12]
3282 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[13]
n.a. 3280 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: [10][11][12][13]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Agnes(f) Sources: [14]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Agnes(f)

Sources: [10] [11] [12] [13]

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 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Elof Hellquist: Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1922)
  8. Per Hedelin: Norstedts svenska uttalslexikon (1997)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Svenska medeltida personnamn, Institutet för språk och folkminnen, http://www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. details see Name Statistic tables