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Agnes

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Origin: Greek

Meaning: Latinized form of Greek Hagne derived from Greek element hagnos meaning "chaste, pure". The Agnes spelling later became associated with Latin agnus meaning "lamb".

Nicknames: Aggie


Variants:
  • Annis (Medieval English)
  • Annice
  • Agnetha (Swedish, Norwegian, Danish)
  • Agneta (Swedish)
  • Agnete (Danish)
  • Agnethe (Danish)
  • Hagne (Greek)
  • Hagno (Greek)
  • Ines (Italian, Slovene, Croatian)
  • Inés (Spanish)
  • Inez (English)
  • Nesta (Welsh)
  • Nest (Welsh)



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