First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1462. From Ancient Greek. Cognate to German and English Agnes.
- A female given name.
- Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, →ISBN
-  Population Register of Latvia: Agnese was the only given name of 6090 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.