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From Russian Ине́сса (Inéssa).

  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Inessa

Inessa was given the name Elisabeth-Inès Stéphane d'Herbenville on May 8th, 1874 in Paris. Inessa is also known as Elisabeth-Inès Stéphane d'Herbenville, Inessa Fyodorovna Armand, and Elena Blonina. She breathed her last breath on September 24th, 1920.


Inessa Kravets is an athlete. Inessa was born on October 5th, 1966 in Dnipropetrovsk.


Inessa was born on January 17th, 1972 in Saratov.


Inessa was born on November 9th, 1964 in Rostov-on-Don.


Inessa was born in 1964 in Minsk.


Inessa was born on January 17th, 1972.


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Fun Facts about the name Inessa

  • How Popular is the name Inessa? Inessa is the 16,479th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Inessa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 491 babies born with the first name Inessa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Inessa to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Inessa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1988 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Inessa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Inessa is Thursday, August 9th, 1923.
  • What year had the most people named Inessa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Inessa was in 2005 with a total of 36 babies.
  • Random Inessa Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Inessa is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Inessa: Your name in reverse order is Asseni. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nassie. How do you pronounce that?

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