Given Name INGE

GENDER: Feminine & Masculine
PRONOUNCED: ING-e (Danish, Norwegian, Swedish), ING-ə (German, Dutch)  [details]

Meaning & History

Short form of Scandinavian and German names beginning with the element ing, which refers to the Germanic god ING. In Sweden and Norway this is primarily a masculine name, elsewhere it is usually feminine.


athletes, Elder Scrolls characters, Hey Arnold characters, kings, short forms
VARIANTS: Inga (Danish), Inka (German)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Inga, Ingeburg (Ancient Germanic), Inga, Ingi, Ingibjörg, Ingigerðr, Ingimárr, Ingólfr, Ingríðr (Ancient Scandinavian), Inka, Inkeri (Finnish), Inka (Frisian), Inga, Ingibjörg (Icelandic), Inga (Latvian), Inga (Lithuanian), Inga (Russian)
Entry updated July 2, 2017