[ 2 syll. in-ga, ing-a ] The baby girl name Inga is pronounced IHNG-Gaa (German) or IYN-Gaa (Russian) †. Inga's language of origin is Old Norse, and it is predominantly used in the German, Russian, Scandinavian, English, and Polish languages.
Inga is a variant form of the Dutch, German, and Scandinavian Inge in the German, Russian, and Scandinavian languages.
Inga is also a pet form of the German and Scandinavian Ingeborg in the English, German, Polish, Russian, and Scandinavian languages.
Inga is also a short form of the English, German, and Scandinavian Ingrid in the English, German, Polish, Russian, and Scandinavian languages.
Inga is a rare baby name for girls. At the modest peak of its usage in 1903, 0.011% of baby girls were given the name Inga. Its ranking then was #584. The baby name has since fallen from favor, and is used only on a very light scale today. In 2018, out of the group of girl names directly linked to Inga, Ingrid was the most widely used.
† Pronunciation for Inga: IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; NG as in "sing (S.IH.NG)" ; G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
A famous person named Inga is Rapper Foxy Brown, born Inga Marchand, 6 September 1979, Brooklyn, New York.