A hypocoristic of any of various names beginning with Old Norse 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
- Old Swedish
- ● 1420 Ingas (gen) SDHK no. 19436
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Inga". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2020/1/name/Inga.