Ingegerd

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Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Old Norse Ingigerðr, from Ing-, ("the god Ing/Yngvi") and gerðr, garðr ("protection"). Historical name revived in 1837. Cognate with Norwegian Ingjerd.

Proper noun[edit]

Ingegerd

  1. A female given name.

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References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 39 454 females with the given name Ingegerd (compared to 25 388 named Ingegärd) living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1920s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.