[ 2 syll. in-gmar, ing-m-ar ] The baby boy name Ingmar is also used as a girl name. It is pronounced as IH-NGMaaR †. Ingmar is a Scandinavian, English, and German name of Old Norse and Germanic origin. Germanic origin, English, German, and Scandinavian use: A two-element name, it is derived from the elements 'Ing' ; 'meri' meaning great, famous. The first element Ing refers to a Germanic god of fertility, who was also known as Ingui or Yngvi. The name was borne by the celebrated Swedish film director Ingmar Bergman (1918-).
Ingmar is a Scandinavian variant of the name Ing (German and English).
See also the related form, Ingo (German).
Ingmar is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Ingmar include Ingmer, Ingamar, Ingemar, and Ingomar.
† Pronunciation for Ingmar: IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; NG as in "sing (S.IH.NG)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"
A famous person named Ingmar is Filmmaker, Ingmar Bergman, born Ernst Ingmar Bergman, 14 July 1918 - 30 July 2007, Uppsala, Sweden.