A hypocoristic of any of various names beginning with Old Icelandic ing(i), of uncertain origin but perhaps identical with the god name Ing or Yngvi, also of uncertain origin.
- ● 1350 Ingø (dat) SDHK no. 6023
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Inga". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Inga.