Given Name INGEBORG

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: ING-ə-bawrk (German)  [details]

Meaning & History

From the Old Norse name Ingibjörg, which was derived from the name of the Germanic god ING combined with björg meaning "help, save, rescue".
VARIANTS: Ingebjørg (Norwegian), Ingebjørg (Danish), Ingeburg (German)
DIMINUTIVES: Inga (Swedish), Inga (Norwegian), Inga, Inge (Danish), Inge, Inka (German)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ingeburg, Inga (Ancient Germanic), Ingibjörg, Inga (Ancient Scandinavian), Inge (Dutch), Inka (Finnish), Inka (Frisian), Ingibjörg, Inga (Icelandic), Inga (Latvian), Inga (Lithuanian), Inga (Russian)

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Entry updated July 2, 2017