Gender: Feminine
Origin: English/German/Scandinavian
Germ (EE-nah); Eng (I-nah)

The name is a contracted form of any female given name ending in -ina.

In the United States, the name was fairly prevalent at the beginning of the 20th-century, the highest she ever ranked was in 1881 coming in as the 151st most popular female name.

Currently, Ina is the 192nd most popular female name in Germany, (2011).

Coincidentally, the name could also be an Anglo-Saxon male name meaning, “fire.” It was borne by an 8th-century Anglo-Saxon king.

Common German double names include Ina-Maria and Ina-Alice.