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Inge (boy)

What does Inge mean?

Inge Pronunciation of Inge [inge] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Inge) is of Russian derivation. Inge is a variant form of Igor (Russian): version of Ingvar (Scandinavian) "Ing's soldier".


2 alternative forms via Igor: Ingemar and Ingmar.

1 feminine form: Inga.

Creative forms:
(male) Iange, Igge, ..

(female) Inin, Inne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Inge Gibson (I.G.), ..

How popular is Inge?

Inge is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#13119 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Inge has yet to be listed in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Inge is alike in pronunciation to Angy and Ingo. Other suggested similar names are Aage, Ange, Gage, Iago, Iggie, Ike, Ikie, Ilie, Imre, Inar, Ince, Ines, Ing, Inigo, Innes, Inver, Isme, Ive, Lange, Lige, Page, Range, Sage and Tige. These names tend to be more commonly used than Inge.