What does Ingeborg mean?
Ingeborg \i-ngebo-rg, in-ge-borg\ as a name for girls is of Scandinavian and Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Ingeborg is "guarded by Ing". Ingeborg is a derivative of Inga (Scandinavian, Old Norse).
Ingeborg is a very popular first name for females (#1709 out of 4276, Top 40%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Ingeborg for girls. Ingeborg was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its top position of #859 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Inga is the only other prominent alternative form of Ingeborg rated in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.28%) and has become significantly less since, with the version Inga becoming less fashionable. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Ingeborg and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)