Variation of Agnes
"pure, virginal"

Annis Origin and Meaning

The name Annis is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "pure, virginal".

Annis and Anice are both antique variations of Agnes that have fallen out of use, perhaps because of pronunciation problems (ANN-is, or an-EES?)

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Annis in Pop Culture

  • Annis Keithyoungest sister of Millie Keith of the A Life of Faith book series
  • Black Annisbogeyman figure in English folklore
  • This was the medieval pronunciation of Agnes.