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Gender: F Pronunciation: ee-NEZ Meaning of Inez: "pure, virginal" Origin of Inez: Spanish variation of Agnes

Also spelled Ines, this name of the prudish mother of Don Juan in the Byron poem has a touch of mystery, but has also been fully integrated into the American name pool.

Inez Milholland and Inez Hayes Irwin were both important figures in the American suffragist movement. And Inez was the name of the character played by Rachel McAdams in Midnight in Paris.

Other spellings variations of Inez: Ines, Ynes and Ynez. A Russian version is Inessa.

Famous People Named Inez

Inez van Lamsweerde, top fashion photographer
Inez Millholland, sufragette
Inez Hayes Irwin, sufragette

Pop Culture References for the name Inez

Inez, character in Midnight in Paris
Little Inez, character in the musical "Hairspray"
Character in the novel 'The Help', by Kathryn Stockett
Inez, character in PBS KIDS GO's "Cyberchase"
Inez Branko, character in Jenny Nimmo's "The Children of the Red King" series