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ingr-endings are quite common in Old Norse names. They indicate a patronymic form meaning 'son/descendant of ...' or just 'one belonging to ...', 'one coming from ...', 'one of a specified kind' [1]

Related forms are

  • Old Norse -ungr (see also -ungr-ending)
  • Old High German -ing, -ung
  • Old English -ing, -ung
  • Modern Icelandic -ingur

In some cases, they are used to create Norse forms of the Latin ending -in (see -ingr).

List of Names with -ingr-endings

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)