Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. ING-ə-bawrk(German)
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Meaning & History

From the Old Norse name Ingibjǫrg, which was derived from the name of the Germanic god Ing combined with bjǫrg meaning "help, save, rescue".

Related Names

VariantsIngebjørg(Norwegian) Ingeburg(German)
DiminutivesInga(Swedish) Inga(Norwegian) Inga, Inge(Danish) Inge, Inka(German)
Other Languages & CulturesIngeburg, Inga(Ancient Germanic) Inge(Dutch) Inga, Inge(Estonian) Inga, Inka(Finnish) Inka(Frisian) Ingibjörg, Inga(Icelandic) Inga(Latvian) Inga(Lithuanian) Ingibjǫrg, Inga(Old Norse) Inga(Polish) Inga(Russian) Inha(Ukrainian)

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Name Days

Denmark: October 8
Estonia: October 5
Norway: September 14
Sweden: May 28

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Entry updated June 13, 2019