Popularity:7707
Origin:Scandinavian
Meaning:protected by Yngvi
Ingo is a boy’s name of Scandinavian origin. While the name is relatively unusual, it is more common in Germany and shares a root with iconic Scandinavian names Ingmar and Ingrid. Ingo means “protected by Yngvi,” a deity to the Germanic Ingaevones people and probably an alternate name for the Norse god Freyr. Often Anglicized as Frey, Freyr is associated with peace, fertility, virility, and prosperity, making him—and thus Yngvi—a fortuitous protector for baby Ingo.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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