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) Ingriddo, Ingridin, ..
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)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Ingrid for girls. 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.
Suggested 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.