Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Pure
Main Origin Language: Greek

In 2017 the name Agnes...

• was given to 196 baby girls
• was the 1,215th most popular name for baby girls
• was 201% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Nebraska, Minnesota, and Massachusetts
• was about as popular as Annette and Zaya
Babies Named Agnes Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Agnes...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1950
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1997
• is 72% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 147% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Harriet, Flora, Viola, Harvey, Clyde, Elwood
• has the most opposite popularity history to Marcela, Araceli, Alyson, Rafael, Antonio, Hector
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Agnes Per State
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Geographically the name Agnes...

• 33% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Amarah, Sidney, Maura, Macklin, Will, Creighton
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Layla, Serenity, Ava, Luke, Caleb, Gabriel
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Agnes by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Agnes are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Agnes will be the only kid named Agnes in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Agnes compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Agnes rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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