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Inga meaning and name origin
Inga \i-nga, in-ga\ as a girl's name is pronounced ING-ah. It is of Scandinavian and Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Inga is "guarded by Ing". Norse mythology: Ing was a powerful god of fertility and peace. Inge is popular in Germany. Actress Inger Stevens.
Inga has 8 variant forms: Ingaberg, Ingaborg, Inge, Ingegerg, Ingeborg, Inger, Innga and Inngeborg.
For more information, see also the related name Ingrid.
Baby names that sound like Inga are Iniga, Anka, Ang, Angy and Ange.
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Popularity of Inga
Inga is a very popular first name for women (#1724 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#56561 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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