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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. ING-rid(Swedish)
ING-ri(Norwegian)
ING-grit(German, Dutch)
ING-greet(German)
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Meaning & History

From the Old Norse name Ingríðr meaning "Ing is beautiful", derived from the name of the Germanic god ING combined with fríðr "beautiful". A famous bearer was the Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman (1915-1982).
VariantsInger(Swedish) Inger(Norwegian) Inger(Danish)
DiminutivesInga(Swedish) Inga(Norwegian) Inga, Inge(Danish)
Other Languages & CulturesIngríðr, Inga(Ancient Scandinavian) Íngrid(Catalan) Inkeri, Inka(Finnish) Inka(Frisian) Inga(Icelandic) Ingrīda, Inga(Latvian) Inga(Lithuanian) Inga(Russian) Íngrid(Spanish)
Same SpellingÍngrid

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Ingrid Bergman in the 1940sIngrid Bergman in the 1940s

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