Agnes Name Meaning

Greek: metronymic from the female personal name Hagne, from hagne ‘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).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Annis, Aynes, Anes, Manes, Arney, Magnus, Denes, Agnew, Agner, Ales

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Agnes Family Origin

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Agnes Family Occupations

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  • Nun

    100%

In 1881, the most common Agnes occupation in Canada was Nun. 100% of Agnes's were Nuns.

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Between 1950 and 2004, Agnes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Agnes in 1950 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Agnes

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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