Gender: Female Meaning of Ennis: "from the island" Origin of Ennis: Irish

Ennis Origin and Meaning

The name Ennis is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "from the island".

Irish town names are now fair game -- as are most other places with connections to Ireland -- but are much better suited to boys.

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bethlena Says:


Reminds me of Jessica Ennis-Hill. I do like unisex names (Parker, Peyton, Dylan...), but this one doesn't appeal to me at all. Looks a bit like tennis.

Zelliew Says:


I prefer Glennis

jordalini Says:


I don't think this is a girl's name.

jordalini Says:


It is like Dennis, not penis.

southern.maple Says:


Then you're pronouncing penis wrong.

Liztheartist Says:


Kind of sounds like the male genatalia.

NaomiNY Says:


In the anime Baccano!, there's a female character named Ennis.