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;
1411 Ingridis (nom) ibid. no. 17654
- Old Swedish
- ● 1358 Jngridhe (nom) SDHK no. 7337;
1409 Ingridhas (gen) ibid. no. 17269
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Ingrid". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Ingrid.