Gender: Female Meaning of Inga: "guarded by Ing" Origin of Inga: Norse

Inga Origin and Meaning

The name Inga is a girl's name of Norse origin meaning "guarded by Ing".

Ing was a powerful Norse god whose name inspired several modern variations -- though Inga has become a caricatured Scandinavian choice.

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Famous People Named Inga

Pop Culture References for the name Inga

Ingeberg, Inge, Ingela, Ingeborg, Inngeborg, Ingaborg, Ingaberg

Inga's International Variations

Inger (Slavic)


Theodora_Phoenix Says:


I love how this name makes me think of a warm, golden color.