Gender: Male Meaning of Ingo: "protected by Yngvi" Origin of Ingo: German and Scandinavian

Ingo Origin and Meaning

The name Ingo is a boy's name of German origin meaning "protected by Yngvi".

An unusual name heard in contemporary Germany, the Netherlands, and Scandinavia, it's the male version of the more familiar Inga. It's the name of a German god, and attached to German-born soap star Ingo Rademacher--the father of sons named Peanut and Pohaku Zen.

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