Inger

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ingegerd and Ingrid.

Proper noun[edit]

Inger

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 55 050 females with the given name Inger have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1920s. Accessed on April 14th, 2011.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ingegerd.

Proper noun[edit]

Inger

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [2] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 32 870 females with the given name Inger living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1940s. Accessed on April 14th 2011.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of Ingegerd and also a dialectal form of Ingrid. First recorded in Sweden in 1561.

Proper noun[edit]

Inger

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [3] Statistiska centralbyrån: 76 051 females with the given name Inger living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1940s. Accessed on April 14th, 2011.