Comments for the name Agnes

Comments for AGNES:

Agnes is the English version of the Irish name Una sometimes spelt Oonadh. I knew a lovely Agnes, great woman she was.
-- doreenrugby  8/9/2005
It is related to the medieval name Annes, which the name Nancy is related to.
-- ewhitley  2/16/2007
Agnes is of a Greek origin. It comes from a word in Greek pronounced og-nay ἁãíÞ. Its meaning is basically pure or sacred.
-- Anonymous User  5/29/2007
Agnes and the Sanskrit name Agni may derive from a common linguistic root meaning sacred sacrificial fire.
-- pudu  2/27/2008
I think origin of this name is Lithuanian Agnė, Ugnė. This means fire in our language. In near pagan history of my country there was very widespread cult of fire, there is many girl names Agnė, Ugnė nowdays.
-- alberlau  6/1/2010

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