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What does Ing mean?

Ing Pronunciation of Ing [ing] as a boys' name is of Scandinavian origin, and the meaning of the name Ing is "son of Ing". Ing is a variant form of Ingemar (Scandinavian).

Associated with: scandinavian.


1 related form via Ingemar: Ingmar.

2 feminine forms: Inga and Ingrid.

Creative forms:
(male) Inim, Ire, ..

(female) Ine, Ini, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ing Matthias (I.M.), ..

How popular is Ing?

Ing is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#16391 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Ing has yet to make it into the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Ing is alike in pronunciation to Ewing and Young. Other recommended names are Ange, Angy, Ani, Bing, Dag, Iago, Ian, Ib, Ido, Ike, Inar, Ince, Ines, Inge, Ingo, Inigo, Ion, Ira, Irl, Irv, Isa, Ive, Ivo, Iwo, King, Lang, Long, Reg, Ring and Rog. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ing.

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