What does Ingrid mean?
Ingrid [in-grid] as a girls' name is pronounced ING-rid. It is of Scandinavian and Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Ingrid is "Ing's beauty". Norse mythology: Ing, god of earth's fertility, rides the land each year to prepare it for spring planting. Actress Ingrid Bergman.
(female) Igrid, Ingridi, ..
(male) Ingridin, .. Middle name pairings:
Ingrid Mila (I.M.), ..
How popular is Ingrid?
Ingrid is a very popular first name for women (#561 out of 4276, Top 13%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Ingrid entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its peak position of #439 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, and is presently at #957. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Ingrid (#957 last year) rated in the Top 2000 are Inger and Inga. Adoption of these forms of Ingrid was widespread among parents 7 years ago and has become significantly diminished since.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Astrid▲, Brid, Enid▼, Estrid, Gudrid, Iberia, Idris, Igeria, Ilari, Ilaria, Ilario, Imtrud (see Ermintrude), India▼, Innis, Irida, Iris▲, Irit, Ivorie, Margrid and Sigrid. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ingrid.See names in meaning and etymology.