What does Imogen mean?
Imogen /imo-gen/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Imogen is "maiden".
From the Celtic name Innogen which derives from "inghean". Literary: the name has connotations of the perfect heroine as used in Shakespeare's play "Cymbeline" and Sir Walter Scott's novel "The Heart of Midlothian". Actresses Imogene Coca, Imogen Stubbs.
How popular is Imogen?
Imogen is an unusual given name for women. Imogen is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Imogen for girls. Imogen reached its highest position of #34 in Australia in 2013, and is at #34 currently. (2013 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Imogen and affiliated names. Imogene and Emogene are the prominent variation forms of Imogen rated in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names was at its highest during 1920-1929 (usage of 0.413%) and has become significantly lower since, with the versions Emogene and Imogene becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)