Name: Imogen

Origin and Meaning of the Name Imogen

  • Meaning:
    Maiden
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (IM oh jen)
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Miscellaneous Info for Imogen

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Created by mistake as a character in Shakespeare's play Cymbeline. The name was meant to be Innogen, the name of a legendary Celtic character. Innogen or Inogen most likely derived from Inghean, a Gaelic term for maiden or daughter. Innogen was misprinted as Imogen, possibly due to someone thinking it referred to the last born ("Imo gens" in Latin.)

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