Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Ingeborg f. Old Norse ing(i), of uncertain origin but perhaps identical with the god name Ing or Yngvi, also of uncertain origin + Old Norse bjǫrg 'help, deliverance'.

The name of a 13th C queen of France, a 13th C queen consort of Norway, and a 13th-14th C queen consort of Denmark.

1581 Ingeborig KD-1 no. 362, Inngeborig ibid. no. 362
1350 Ingeborg (nom) SDHK no. 6040, Ingeborgi (dat) ibid. no. 6037
Old Swedish
1376 Jngeborgh (nom) SDHK no. 10824; 1409 Ingeborgh (nom) ibid. no. 17268; 1410 Ingeborgha (nom) ibid. no. 17505; 1415 Ingeborgh (nom) ibid. no. 18466, Ingeborghe (dat) ibid. no. 18466; 1416 Ingeborge (dat) ibid. no. 18817
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Ingeborg". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2023, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2023/1/name/Ingeborg.