Inger f

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Female Female Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Inger m for the male version.

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

1) Danish younger variant form of Ingigærðr [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

2) Swedish dialectal variant form of Ingri (see Ingifríðr) [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

Enger
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Norwegian Swedish
Inger
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Iŋger
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Sami
Íngere
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Greenlandic
Iŋgir
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Sami
Inker
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish
Iŋŋer
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Sami
Inngeri
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Greenlandic

See also Ea, Ingerine, Ingert

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Ingerarson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Ingerardóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Combinations

For combinations see INGER (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Inger
Genitive: Ingers
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Inger
Accusative: Inger
Dative: Inger
Genitive: Ingerar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Inger
Genitive: Ingerin
Partitive: Ingeriä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Inger
Accusative: Inger
Dative: Inger
Genitive: Ingerar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Inger
Genitive: Ingers
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Inger
Genitive: Ingers

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

26 February

Norway Norway

26 February

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

5 October

Sweden Sweden

9 October

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[11]
34316 68356 34316 68350 0 6
Denmark Denmark[12]
17662
n.a.
17662
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[13]
n.a.
2708
n.a.
2704
n.a.
4
Greenland Greenland[14]
105 295
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[15]
38 43
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[16]
n.a.
n.a.
27935
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Statistics as female name

Recent statistics trend[11][12][16][13]:Name statistics for Inger (f)

Sources: [11] [12] [16] [13]


Norwegian historic statistics trend[16]:
Norwegian historic statistics for Inger (f)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Inger (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Inger (f)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Navnemode og modenavne (1993)
  10. 10.0 10.1 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  15. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 16.3 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no