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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Inga

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  1. Any tree or shrub of the genus Inga having pinnate leaves and showy usually white flowers; cultivated as ornamentals
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From the genus name.

  1. (botany) Any of the genus Inga of small tropical trees and shrubs.

inga was also found in the following language(s): Dutch, Hungarian, Japanese, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, and Swedish

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Inga Swenson is an actress. Her career lasted from 1957 to 1998. Inga was born on December 29th, 1932 in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Inga Cadranel is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 2000. Inga was born on April 30th, 1978 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Inga Landgré is an actress. Her career lasted from 1943 to 1943. Inga was born on August 6th, 1927 in Stockholm.

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Inga was born in 1185. She died in 1234.

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Inga Muscio is a writer and public speaking. Inga was born in Santa Maria, California.

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How popular is the baby name Inga in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 8 8 0
1881 15 15 0
1882 13 13 0
1883 13 13 0
1884 18 18 0
1885 28 28 0
1886 21 21 0
1887 28 28 0
1888 29 29 0
1889 43 43 0
1890 41 41 0
1891 35 35 0
1892 47 47 0
1893 43 43 0
1894 40 40 0
1895 35 35 0
1896 38 38 0
1897 36 36 0
1898 46 46 0
1899 39 39 0
1900 34 34 0
1901 29 29 0
1902 24 24 0
1903 32 32 0
1904 21 21 0
1905 25 25 0
1906 21 21 0
1907 28 28 0
1908 19 19 0
1909 15 15 0
1910 29 29 0
1911 21 21 0
1912 27 27 0
1913 27 27 0
1914 42 42 0
1915 39 39 0
1916 46 46 0
1917 31 31 0
1918 30 30 0
1919 38 38 0
1920 32 32 0
1921 28 28 0
1922 19 19 0
1923 23 23 0
1924 16 16 0
1925 20 20 0
1926 24 24 0
1927 19 19 0
1928 16 16 0
1929 17 17 0
1930 23 23 0
1931 16 16 0
1932 19 19 0
1933 11 11 0
1934 13 13 0
1935 10 10 0
1936 12 12 0
1937 8 8 0
1938 15 15 0
1939 8 8 0
1940 10 10 0
1941 8 8 0
1942 10 10 0
1943 13 13 0
1944 17 17 0
1945 8 8 0
1946 14 14 0
1947 19 19 0
1948 23 23 0
1949 21 21 0
1950 12 12 0
1951 11 11 0
1952 18 18 0
1953 23 23 0
1954 21 21 0
1955 27 27 0
1956 36 36 0
1957 35 35 0
1958 33 33 0
1959 44 44 0
1960 45 45 0
1961 47 47 0
1962 58 58 0
1963 59 59 0
1964 57 57 0
1965 55 55 0
1966 56 56 0
1967 57 57 0
1968 59 59 0
1969 115 115 0
1970 107 107 0
1971 88 88 0
1972 83 83 0
1973 70 70 0
1974 58 58 0
1975 41 41 0
1976 48 48 0
1977 37 37 0
1978 42 42 0
1979 61 61 0
1980 51 51 0
1981 41 41 0
1982 40 40 0
1983 34 34 0
1984 31 31 0
1985 25 25 0
1986 16 16 0
1987 24 24 0
1988 19 19 0
1989 22 22 0
1990 19 19 0
1991 22 22 0
1992 20 20 0
1993 18 18 0
1994 17 17 0
1995 12 12 0
1996 18 18 0
1997 9 9 0
1998 18 18 0
1999 18 18 0
2000 12 12 0
2001 15 15 0
2002 14 14 0
2003 16 16 0
2004 14 14 0
2005 14 14 0
2006 26 26 0
2007 17 17 0
2008 11 11 0
2009 18 18 0
2010 18 18 0
2011 21 21 0
2012 20 20 0
2013 21 21 0
2014 24 24 0
2015 22 22 0
2016 20 20 0
2017 30 30 0

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Popularity of Inga as a first name

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Popularity of Inga as a last name

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Common last names for Inga

  • Johnson
  • Anderson
  • Olson
  • Nelson
  • Peterson
  • Larson
  • Hanson
  • Olsen
  • Thompson
  • Erickson
  • Smith
  • Berg
  • Jensen
  • Carlson
  • Larsen
  • Haugen
  • Knutson
  • Christianson

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Inga U.S.
  White 21.35% 64.26%
  African American 0.76% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 3.34% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 74.07% 16.26%

Of Last Name Inga

People with the last name Inga are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Inga

  • How Popular is the name Inga? Inga is the 4,354th most popular name of all time. As a last name Inga was the 24,031st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Inga have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,996 babies born with the first name Inga in the United States. That's more than enough people named Inga to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Inga? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Inga first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Inga is Friday, April 15th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Inga born? The highest recorded use of the first name Inga was in 1969 with a total of 115 babies.
  • Random Inga Factoid: According to the 1910 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Inga ranks 95th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, 14 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1910.
  • Weird things about the name Inga: Your name in reverse order is Agni. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iang. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Inga? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,049 people with the last name Inga.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Inga? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Inga as their last name since less than 1 person in 278k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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