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Inez

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68k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
256
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

What does the name Inez mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Inez

"Inez" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Pure, Holy". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

Anglicised form of Spanish Inés and Portuguese Inês. First used in 18th century English poetry and plays referring to Inês de Castro.

  1. A female given name.

Inez was also found in the following language(s): Swedish

Notable Persons Named Inez

Inez Milholland was an important person. Inez was born Inez Milholland on August 6th, 1886 in Brooklyn, New York. She left this life on November 25th, 1916.

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Irene Manning was an actress and singer. She was most prominent from 1936 to 1936. Irene was given the name Inez Harvuot on July 17th, 1912 in Cincinnati, Ohio, US. She breathed her last breath on May 28th, 2004.

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Inez Andrews was a gospel music musician. Her career lasted from 1940 to 2012. Inez was given the name Inez McConico on April 14th, 1929. She died on December 19th, 2012.

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Inez Courtney was an actress. Her career lasted from 1930 to 1940. Inez was born on March 12th, 1908 in New York City. She breathed her last breath on April 5th, 1975.

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Inez Tenenbaum is a 9th Chairperson of theConsumer Product Safety Commission, and 15th South Carolina Superintendent of Education. Inez was born on March 8th, 1951 in Hawkinsville, Georgia.

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Inez Beverly Prosser was an important person. Inez was born on December 30th, 1895 in San Marcos, Texas. She breathed her last breath in 1934.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Inez

Mike Inez is a heavy metal music, grunge, alternative metal, and hard rock musician. He plays Warwick (company). His most notable accomplishments were from 1983 to present. Mike was given the name Michael Allen Ines on May 14th, 1966 in San Fernando, California, US.

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Inez is a famous individual. Inez was born on October 15th, 1977 in Frederiksberg. Inez is also known as Tina Inez Gavilanes Granda.

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Romain Inez is a soccer player for the FC Petrolul Ploiești, Stade Malherbe Caen, AS Cherbourg Football, LB Châteauroux, FC Metz, and PFC Botev Plovdiv. Romain was born on April 30th, 1988 in Caen.

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Colette Inez is a poet, academia, and academic. Colette was born Colette Inez in 1931 in Brussels.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 106 106 0
1881 95 95 0
1882 106 106 0
1883 141 141 0
1884 148 148 0
1885 150 150 0
1886 197 197 0
1887 180 180 0
1888 233 233 0
1889 277 277 0
1890 299 299 0
1891 263 263 0
1892 336 336 0
1893 325 325 0
1894 357 357 0
1895 403 403 0
1896 398 398 0
1897 391 391 0
1898 479 479 0
1899 431 431 0
1900 588 588 0
1901 459 459 0
1902 503 503 0
1903 485 485 0
1904 596 596 0
1905 601 601 0
1906 625 620 5
1907 680 680 0
1908 757 757 0 #100 girl name
1909 832 826 6 #96 girl name
1910 921 916 5 #97 girl name
1911 935 924 11 #99 girl name
1912 1,234 1,228 6 #100 girl name
1913 1,409 1,395 14 #98 girl name
1914 1,588 1,579 9
1915 2,018 2,005 13
1916 2,065 2,057 8
1917 2,059 2,050 9
1918 2,114 2,105 9
1919 2,099 2,083 16
1920 2,131 2,107 24
1921 2,099 2,081 18
1922 2,021 1,991 30
1923 1,872 1,852 20
1924 1,854 1,825 29
1925 1,910 1,889 21
1926 1,655 1,633 22
1927 1,606 1,590 16
1928 1,391 1,370 21
1929 1,277 1,256 21
1930 1,191 1,174 17
1931 1,129 1,111 18
1932 1,004 988 16
1933 908 890 18
1934 892 882 10
1935 826 804 22
1936 756 744 12
1937 754 744 10
1938 647 623 24
1939 619 605 14
1940 578 566 12
1941 541 528 13
1942 582 574 8
1943 487 476 11
1944 478 470 8
1945 411 399 12
1946 456 446 10
1947 470 460 10
1948 419 401 18
1949 419 408 11
1950 358 350 8
1951 395 382 13
1952 344 334 10
1953 336 323 13
1954 309 300 9
1955 320 310 10
1956 290 283 7
1957 318 308 10
1958 270 262 8
1959 246 239 7
1960 241 236 5
1961 237 229 8
1962 219 213 6
1963 221 211 10
1964 205 197 8
1965 178 169 9
1966 192 192 0
1967 152 146 6
1968 147 135 12
1969 134 134 0
1970 145 138 7
1971 156 146 10
1972 111 105 6
1973 101 95 6
1974 110 105 5
1975 113 108 5
1976 141 133 8
1977 125 125 0
1978 122 117 5
1979 117 106 11
1980 127 119 8
1981 100 93 7
1982 112 107 5
1983 87 81 6
1984 82 82 0
1985 87 82 5
1986 77 67 10
1987 71 64 7
1988 76 68 8
1989 75 70 5
1990 86 86 0
1991 83 77 6
1992 60 54 6
1993 70 70 0
1994 55 55 0
1995 64 55 9
1996 63 63 0
1997 62 62 0
1998 70 70 0
1999 72 67 5
2000 69 69 0
2001 74 74 0
2002 74 69 5
2003 61 61 0
2004 57 57 0
2005 59 53 6
2006 51 51 0
2007 69 63 6
2008 60 60 0
2009 54 54 0
2010 46 46 0
2011 55 55 0
2012 68 68 0
2013 73 73 0
2014 67 61 6
2015 67 62 5
2016 86 86 0

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Popularity of Inez as a first name

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Popularity of Inez as a last name

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Common last names for Inez

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  • Brown
  • Davis
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  • Wilson
  • Taylor
  • Anderson
  • Moore
  • Martin
  • Jackson
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  • Robinson
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Inez U.S.
  White 19.14% 64.26%
  African American 5.47% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 10.16% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 4.69% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.91% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 56.64% 16.26%

Of Last Name Inez

People with the last name Inez are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Inez

  • How Popular is the name Inez? Inez is the 823rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Inez was the 75,317th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Inez have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 68,288 babies born with the first name Inez in the United States. That's more than enough people named Inez to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Inez? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 106 new born babies.
  • When was Inez first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Inez is Sunday, July 7th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Inez born? The highest recorded use of the first name Inez was in 1920 with a total of 2,107 babies. That's a lot of babies named Inez!
  • Random Inez Factoid: According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Inez ranks 52nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, 167 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1917.
  • Weird things about the name Inez: Your name in reverse order is Zeni. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nzei. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Inez? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 256 people with the last name Inez.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Inez? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Inez as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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