Gender Feminine
Usage Swedish
Pronounced Pron. ING-eh-yehrd
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Meaning & History

From the Old Norse name Ingigerðr, which was derived from the name of the Germanic god Ing combined with garðr meaning "enclosure".

Related Names

VariantsIngegärd, Inger
DiminutiveInga
Other Languages & CulturesIngigerðr, Inga(Ancient Scandinavian) Inga, Inge(Danish) Inga, Inge(Estonian) Inga, Inka, Inkeri(Finnish) Inka(Frisian) Inga(German) Inga(Icelandic) Inga(Latvian) Inga(Lithuanian) Inga(Norwegian) Inga(Polish) Inga(Russian) Inha(Ukrainian)

Name Days

Sweden: November 7

Entry updated April 25, 2021