Name: Inger

Origin and Meaning of the Name Inger

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    (ING er)
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    Itself (Inger)
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    Swedish speaking countries
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    A Swedish name of uncertain meaning. It is a shortened form of the name Ingermud, which is a compound name composed of the elements 'ing' and 'moed'. The meaning of the latter element is 'brave', it is the first that is hard to interpret.
    It could be that the element refers to the god Ingwio.

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