Ennis: baby boy name popularity and meaning


An Irish name meaning “from the island,” this name could be pronounced in two ways: IH-niss, or EE-niss. It’s an adorable name, but that second pronunciation rhymes with “penis,” so like … be aware of potential nicknames.


Ehhh, see above.

Famous people named Ennis:

WWII General Ennis Whitehead; actor Ennis Esmer; author Ennis Graham (real name: Mary Louisa Molesworth).

Fun fact:

Actress Kirsten Dunst recently named her son Ennis (b. 2018), so maybe this name will get a much-deserved infusion of trendiness.

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