Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. ING-rid(Swedish) ING-ri(Norwegian) ING-grit(German) ING-greet(German) ING-ghrit(Dutch)  [key·IPA]

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, beloved". A famous bearer was the Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman (1915-1982).

Related Names

VariantsInger(Swedish) Inger(Norwegian) Inger(Danish)
DiminutivesInga(Swedish) Inga(Norwegian) Inga, Inge(Danish) Inga, Inge(Estonian)
Other Languages & CulturesÍngrid(Catalan) Inkeri, Inga, Inka(Finnish) Inga(Icelandic) Ingrīda, Inga(Latvian) Inga(Lithuanian) Ingríðr, Inga(Old Norse) Inga(Polish) Inga(Russian) Íngrid(Spanish) Inha(Ukrainian)
Same SpellingÍngrid


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Austria: September 2
Croatia: September 2
Czechia: January 27
Estonia: October 5
France: September 2
Hungary: February 5
Norway: February 10
Sweden: October 9


Ingrid Bergman in the 1940sIngrid Bergman in the 1940s


Entry updated June 9, 2023