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What does Ingeborg mean?

Ingeborg [in-ge-borg] as a name for girls. The meaning of Ingeborg is "guarded by Ing". Ingeborg is a version of Inga (Scandinavian, Old Norse) with the prefix Inge-.


Ingeborg has 5 alternative forms via Inga: Ingaberg, Ingaborg, Ingegerg, Inger and Inngeborg.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Argeborg, Ingeborgi, ..

(male) Ingeion, Ingever, ..

How popular is Ingeborg?

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the birth name statistics of Ingeborg for girls. Ingeborg reached its top position of #1349 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ingeborg name in U.S.

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

Inga and Inger are the prominent alternative forms of Ingeborg rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Ingaberg, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Ingeborg was more pronounced during 1890-1899, but now, the version Inga has become less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ingeborg, Inga, Inger in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ingeborg and related baby names outside U.S.

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Recommended names are Gunnborg, Indeera, Inge and Ingmar. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ingeborg.