Given Name IMOGEN

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: IM-ə-jən  [details]

Meaning & History

The name of a princess in the play 'Cymbeline' (1609) by Shakespeare. He based her on a legendary character named Innogen, but the name was printed incorrectly and never corrected. The name Innogen is probably derived from Gaelic inghean meaning "maiden".
VARIANT: Imogene
USER SUBMISSION: Imogén

Categories

actresses, literature, princesses, Shadowhunters characters, Shakespearean characters
Entry updated October 11, 2012