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Ingvild - Meaning of Ingvild

What does Ingvild mean?

[ syll. in-(g)vil(d), ing-vi-ld ] The baby girl name Ingvild is of Old Norse origin and it is predominantly used in the Scandinavian language. It is derived from Ing + vild meaning 'will, liking' + wald 'to rule'. Ingvildr (Old Norse) is an original form of Ingvild. The first element Ing refers to a Germanic god of fertility, who was also known as Ingui or Yngvi. The second element could be vild (meaning 'will, liking') or wald.

A variant of Ingvild is Ingwelde (German).

See also the related categories, god, fertility, element, and scandinavian.

Ingvild is a rarely used baby name for girls. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.


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