GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
PRONOUNCED: ING-e (Swedish, Danish), ING-gə (German), ING-ə (Dutch)   [key]
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.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Inga (Danish), Inka (German)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Inga (Ancient Germanic), Inga, Ingi (Ancient Scandinavian), Inga, Inka (Finnish), Inka (Frisian), Inga (Russian)
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