Inger f

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Female Female Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Inger m for the male version.

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

1) Danish younger variant form of Ingigærðr [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

2) Swedish dialectal variant form of Ingri (see Ingifríðr) [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

Enger
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Norwegian Swedish
Inger
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Iŋger
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Sami
Íngere
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Greenlandic
Ingerine
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Norwegian Swedish
Iŋgir
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Sami
Inker
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Finish
Iŋŋer
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Sami
Inngeri
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Greenlandic

See also Ea, Ingert

Combinations

For combinations see INGER (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Inger
Genitive: Ingers
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Inger
Accusative: Inger
Dative: Inger
Genitive: Ingerar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Inger
Genitive: Ingerin
Partitive: Ingeriä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Inger
Accusative: Inger
Dative: Inger
Genitive: Ingerar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Inger
Genitive: Ingers
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Inger
Genitive: Ingers

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

26 February

Norway Norway

26 February

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

5 October

Sweden Sweden

9 October

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[6]
37441 72084 0 9
Norway Norway[7]
29524 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[8]
19869 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[9]
40 44 0 0
Finland Finland[10]
n.a. 2683 n.a. 4
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Statistics as female name

Recent statistics trend[6][8][7][10]:Name statistics for Inger(f)

Sources: [6] [8] [7] [10]


Norwegian historic statistics trend[7]:
Norwegian historic statistics for Inger(f)


Sources: [6] [8] [7] [10]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi