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Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Ingrid f. Old Icelandic ing(i), of uncertain origin but perhaps identical with the god name Ing or Yngvi, also of uncertain origin, + Old Icelandic fríðr 'beautiful, fair'.

The name of a 12th C queen consort of Norway and a 13th C Swedish saint.

Ingrid Ylva, the 13th C wife of a Swedish nobleman, was reported in legend and myth to be a white witch.

1350 Ingigerdi (dat) SDHK no. 6037, Ingridi (dat) ibid. no. 6037, Ingridis (nom) ibid. no. 6038
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Ingrid". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 1.