Meaning and Origin of Innes. The male given name Innes is an Anglicization of the Scottish Gaelic name Aonghas (or Angus); therefore the origin of Innes is Scotland itself. It is the name of an island (the Gaelic word meaning island) and can mean “from Innes,” “from the river island” or “one choice.”
Innes is baby girl name mainly popular in Christian religion and its main origin is English. Innes name meanings is Excellent valor. Other similar sounding names can be Ioannis.