Inez

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Anglicised form of Spanish Inés and Portuguese Inês. First used in 18th century English poetry and plays referring to Inês de Castro.

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Inez

  1. A female given name.
    • 1796 Translation by Mr Mickle of The Lusiads (1572) by Camoens: , The Scots Magazine, Vol. 58, page 174:
      Before the frowning King fair Inez stands; / Her tears of artless innocence, her air / So mild, so lovely, and her face so fair;
    • 1873 James De Mille, A Open Question, D. Appleton and company, page 79:
      My name, you know, is Inez Elizabeth - Inez Elizabeth Mordaunt." "I think Inez is a perfectly beautiful name," said Sir Gwyn, enthusiastically. "So do I, surely," said Bessie; "it is so entirely. In France they all called me Inez, but dear, darling Iny set the fashion of calling me Bessie; - - - Still, I think Inez is awfully lovely, and it's uncommon and romantic.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Inez, from Spanish Inés. First recorded as a given name of Swedes in 1842.

Proper noun[edit]

Inez

  1. A female given name.