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

The name Ingo is a boy's name of German origin meaning "protected by Yngvi". Ingo and is often added to lists like Cool Baby Names That Start With I and discussed in our forums with posts like "Themed Families..".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Ingo

Ingo Rademacher, German-American actor
Ingo Douglas Swann, American psychic
Ingo Steuer, German pair skater
Ingo Weißenborn, German fencer

Pop Culture References for the name Ingo

Ingo Manfred, character in the "Broken Sky" series by L.A. Weatherly