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Inge /inge/ [1 syll.] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Inge). Inge's name origins are Scandinavian and Old Norse, and the name Inge means "guarded by Ing; Ing's beauty". Inge is an alternate spelling of Inga (Scandinavian, Old Norse). Inge is also a variant of Ingrid (Scandinavian, Old Norse).


Inge has 8 related variations via Inga, Ingrid: Ingaberg, Ingaborg, Ingeborg, Ingegerg, Inger, Ingmar, Innga and Inngeborg.

Kreatif forms: Iange, Ingeio, Ioinge. [more]

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Inge is a very prominent first name for women (#1644 out of 4276, Top 38%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#13119 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Inge and associated names. Inga, Ingeborg and Ingrid (#924 a year ago) are the popular alternative forms of Inge (unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names was at its peak during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.1947%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.0253%, down 87%), with the versions Inga and Ingrid becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Inga, Ingeborg, Ingrid in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ingrid outside U.S.

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Inge is alike in pronunciation to Angy. Other suggested similar baby names are Ange, Ines, Inez, Iniga and Innes. These names tend to be less commonly used than Inge.