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The first G is hard, the second G is soft and pronounced like Y in "year" or "may". The main stress is on the first syllable.
-- Ylva  2/27/2006
Ingibjörg is actually the name of my mom and it's a common Icelandic name. So the whole Old Norse thing was kind of funny to read. I'll have to tell my Mom that. Heh.
-- Dru  11/8/2007
The German pronunciation is ING-e-bawrk. [noted -ed]
-- mafiosa  8/7/2009
In Norwegian the first G is pronounced like a Y, so inyuh-borg.
-- Anonymous User  7/12/2011
Ingeborg of Denmark was a Queen of France and wife of Philip II Augustus of France from 1193 to 1223. She is known for the several attempts of Philip to divorce her and for his marriage to Agnes of Merania during their marriage, leading to his excommunication.
-- sunshinechild67  12/25/2011
Ingeborg (1878-1958) was the daughter of King Frederik VIII of Denmark and his wife Louise. She was married to Prince Carl of Sweden. Her daughter Märtha married the future King of Norway and herself was the mother of the current King Harald. Her other daughter Astrid was married to the King of Belgium and herself was the mother of current King Albert.
-- CarolinW  7/16/2012
The name is also used in Lithuania (Ingeborga, Inga).
-- JustasP  7/21/2014

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