Variation of Agnes
"pure, virginal"

Annis Origin and Meaning

The name Annis is 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. Annis sounds more like Denise than like Janice, but the problem arises if it's pronounced AY-nis. No.

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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.