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Meaning and Name Origin

Inge \i-nge, in-ge\ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Inge) means "guarded by Ing; Ing's beauty". Inge is a variation of Inga (Scandinavian, Old Norse). Inge is also a variant of Ingrid (Scandinavian, Old Norse).


Variations

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


Popularity

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 (#14292 out of 88799, Top 16%). (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 the years 1900-1909 and has become significantly lower since, 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.


Similar Names

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.

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