Meaning and Origin of Agnes - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Agnes

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Greek : Pure

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Greek : metronymic from the female personal name Hagnē, from hagnē ‘pure’.
  • Greek : shortened form of the patronymics Agnidis or Agniadis, from the male personal name Agnas.
  • Hungarian (Ágnes) : from the female personal name Ágnes (see 2).

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