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What does Ingrid mean?

Ingrid Pronunciation of Ingrid 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.

ASSOCIATED WITH scandinavian, norse, beauty, mythology, earth, spring


VARIANTS Inga, Inge, Inger, Ingmar



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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)

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 #988. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Ingrid (#988 LAST YEAR) rated in the Top 2000 are Inga and Inger. Adoption of these forms of Ingrid was widespread among parents 58 years ago and has become significantly diminished since.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ingrid, Inga, Inger in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding 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.

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