What does Irmgard mean?
Irmgard /ir-m-gard/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name. Irmgard's name origin is Old German, and Irmgard means "whole enclosure; entire, universal". Irmgard is a variant transcription of Ermengard (Old German): from erm(en) gard. Irmgard is also a variation of Irma (Old German).
How popular is Irmgard?
Irmgard is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2139 out of 4276, Top 50%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Irmgard and affiliated names. Popular alternative forms of Irmgard (not ranked) rated in the Top 1000 are Irma and Erma. Variants like Irmine are seldom used. Adoption of these girl names was at its apex during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.8545%) and has become significantly less since, with the forms Erma and Irma becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)