Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. /ˈɪŋ.ə.bɔʁk/(German)  [key·simplify]

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". This name was borne by a Danish princess who married Philip II of France in the 12th century.

Related Names

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


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Name Days

Austria: July 30
Denmark: October 8
Estonia: October 5
Norway: September 14
Sweden: May 28


Entry updated December 7, 2022