She sounds like a South America import, but this simple choice boasts a long history of use in the US.
Thanks to Stephanie and Kelleita for suggesting Inez as Baby Name of the Day.
With Isabella at the top of the popularity charts, it is no surprise to meet girls with no Latino heritage wearing the name.
But we might not expect a Spanish name to catch on in the nineteenth century, a time we perceive as more buttoned-down.
Inez proves us wrong.