What does Irmgard mean?
Irmgard /ir-m-gard/ as a girls' name. Irmgard's name origin is Old German, and Irmgard means "whole enclosure; entire, universal". Irmgard is a variant form 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 history of Irmgard and affiliated names. The only popular alternative form of Irmgard (not ranked) rated in the Top 1000 is Irma. Other variants, like Irmgarde, are seldom used. Adoption of this relation of Irmgard was at its apex in the 1900s (#140) and has become significantly less since, with Irma falling out of fashion. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Thinking of names?
A recommended similar baby name is Irmtraud. This name tends to be less commonly used than Irmgard.