Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Imogen


"Imogen" by Herbert Gustave Schmalz


Gender: feminine
Pronunciation: IM-ə-jən

The name Imogen was created by Shakespeare for a princess in his play Cymbeline. He ment to use the name Innogen, after a British legendary figure, the wife of king Brutus, but the name was misprinted and never corrected.

Innogen is probably derived from the Old Irish ingen meaning "daughter" or "maiden".


   Related names:

Imogene - English (f)


Imogen is ranked #37 in England/Wales, #55 in Australia, #90 in New Zealand, and #70 in Scotland.

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