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Agnes

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How popular is the baby name Agnes in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 473 473 0 #54 girl name
1881 424 424 0 #61 girl name
1882 565 565 0 #54 girl name
1883 623 623 0 #52 girl name
1884 703 703 0 #53 girl name
1885 695 695 0 #54 girl name
1886 779 779 0 #52 girl name
1887 901 896 5 #46 girl name
1888 1,046 1,046 0 #48 girl name
1889 1,033 1,033 0 #50 girl name
1890 1,095 1,095 0 #50 girl name
1891 1,125 1,125 0 #47 girl name
1892 1,333 1,328 5 #43 girl name
1893 1,399 1,393 6 #38 girl name
1894 1,477 1,470 7 #38 girl name
1895 1,466 1,466 0 #40 girl name
1896 1,661 1,654 7 #38 girl name
1897 1,585 1,579 6 #40 girl name
1898 1,708 1,708 0 #40 girl name
1899 1,619 1,611 8 #37 girl name
1900 1,922 1,914 8 #41 girl name
1901 1,534 1,525 9 #39 girl name
1902 1,681 1,676 5 #40 girl name
1903 1,622 1,616 6 #39 girl name
1904 1,672 1,672 0 #42 girl name
1905 1,729 1,718 11 #43 girl name
1906 1,767 1,759 8 #41 girl name
1907 1,842 1,829 13 #46 girl name
1908 1,941 1,934 7 #45 girl name
1909 1,985 1,974 11 #42 girl name
1910 2,176 2,163 13 #41 girl name
1911 2,315 2,315 0 #39 girl name
1912 2,959 2,945 14 #40 girl name
1913 3,217 3,205 12 #41 girl name
1914 3,735 3,721 14 #44 girl name
1915 4,803 4,795 8 #45 girl name
1916 4,862 4,854 8 #50 girl name
1917 5,078 5,067 11 #48 girl name
1918 5,303 5,291 12 #47 girl name
1919 4,907 4,900 7 #50 girl name
1920 4,921 4,908 13 #54 girl name
1921 4,816 4,797 19 #56 girl name
1922 4,488 4,479 9 #62 girl name
1923 4,234 4,223 11 #63 girl name
1924 4,255 4,240 15 #63 girl name
1925 3,925 3,911 14 #69 girl name
1926 3,550 3,531 19 #77 girl name
1927 3,355 3,339 16 #82 girl name
1928 3,033 3,021 12 #85 girl name
1929 2,783 2,771 12 #94 girl name
1930 2,520 2,510 10
1931 2,312 2,303 9
1932 2,126 2,117 9
1933 1,887 1,873 14
1934 1,942 1,934 8
1935 1,588 1,588 0
1936 1,607 1,593 14
1937 1,429 1,420 9
1938 1,394 1,394 0
1939 1,305 1,299 6
1940 1,200 1,190 10
1941 1,093 1,093 0
1942 1,141 1,132 9
1943 1,054 1,054 0
1944 962 962 0
1945 824 824 0
1946 868 868 0
1947 839 839 0
1948 834 834 0
1949 727 721 6
1950 748 748 0
1951 656 656 0
1952 626 626 0
1953 642 642 0
1954 524 524 0
1955 563 563 0
1956 508 508 0
1957 494 494 0
1958 418 418 0
1959 425 425 0
1960 429 429 0
1961 396 396 0
1962 354 354 0
1963 320 320 0
1964 278 278 0
1965 259 259 0
1966 202 202 0
1967 193 193 0
1968 154 154 0
1969 129 129 0
1970 120 120 0
1971 132 132 0
1972 121 121 0
1973 94 94 0
1974 94 94 0
1975 86 86 0
1976 65 65 0
1977 63 63 0
1978 65 65 0
1979 71 71 0
1980 77 77 0
1981 93 93 0
1982 69 69 0
1983 82 82 0
1984 63 63 0
1985 67 67 0
1986 69 69 0
1987 70 70 0
1988 76 76 0
1989 79 79 0
1990 76 76 0
1991 67 67 0
1992 69 69 0
1993 55 55 0
1994 58 58 0
1995 61 61 0
1996 64 64 0
1997 47 47 0
1998 64 64 0
1999 63 63 0
2000 68 68 0
2001 60 60 0
2002 53 53 0
2003 62 62 0
2004 57 57 0
2005 59 59 0
2006 68 68 0
2007 65 65 0
2008 61 61 0
2009 81 81 0
2010 67 67 0
2011 96 96 0
2012 122 122 0
2013 123 123 0
2014 191 191 0
2015 189 189 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Agnes baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 157,792 babies born with the name Agnes in the United States. That's more than enough Agnes to occupy the country of Cura with an estimated population of 149,679 (as of March 26, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 473 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Agnes" was in 1918 with a total of 5,291 babies. (That's a lot of baby Agnes)

According to the 1928 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Agnes" ranks #77 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, 318 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1928. Across the entire United States a total of 3,033 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Agnes" mean? The list below shows the origins of Agnes as well as things modernly associated with the name Agnes such as celebrities named Agnes.

Origin and Meaning of Agnes

The name "Agnes" is of Greek origin, and it means "Pure, Chaste". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Agnes Bruckner

Agnes Bruckner is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1996 to present. Agnes was born in 1985 in Hollywood, California, U.S.

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Agnes Moorehead

Agnes Moorehead is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1933 to 1974. Agnes was born in 1900 as Agnes Robertson Moorehead in Clinton, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Agnès Varda

Agnès Varda is a director, screenwriter, editor, and actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1955 to present. Agnès was born in 1928 in Ixelles, Belgium.

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Agnès Jaoui

Agnès Jaoui is a screenwriter, film director, actress, and singer. Agnès was born in 1964 in Antony, Hauts-de-Seine, France.

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Agnes de Mille

Agnes de Mille is a choreographer and dancer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1 to present. Agnes was born in 1905 as Agnes George de Mille in New York City, New York, USA.

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Agnes Ayres

Agnes Ayres is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1914 to 1937. Agnes was born in 1898 as Agnes Eyre Henkel in Carbondale, Illinois, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Agnes

Agnes B
Agnes Hailstone
Agnes Obel
Agnes Hedengård
Agnes Chang
Agnes Martin
Agnes Irwin School
Agnes Scott College

Alternative Meanings

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

G is for grace, an admirable trait!

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

Your name in reverse order is "Senga". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Egasn". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Agnes born Dec 29, 2007

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Iran approximately on 875. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

You had an artistic personality, always transforming ugly into beauty, gray into bright colors. You would find an opportunity of creative self-expression in any situation. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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