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PronunciationSwedish: [ˈɪŋː(ɡ)ʊ]
German: [ˈɪŋɡoː]
Meaningprotected by Yngvi
Region of originNorthern Europe
Other names
Related namesInga

Ingo is a masculine given name in contemporary Scandinavia and Germany, and a historical name in France. It is the male version of the name Inga, used in the same region.

It means "protected by Yngvi", who is the main god for the Ingvaeones, and is probably a different name for the Germanic god Freyr.

Persons with the name Ingo[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

  • Ingo, an associate of Talon in The Legend of Zelda series
  • Ingo, one of the Subway Bosses in Pokémon Black and White
  • Ingo Manfred, a main character in the Broken Sky trilogy by L. A. Weatherly.


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