Imogene Name Meaning & Origin

Imogene

Pronunciation: IM-oh-jeen (key)

Origin of the name Imogene:

Of uncertain origin and meaning, Imogen was first recorded as the name of the heroine in Shakespeare's play Cymbeline. The name is thought to be a misprint of Raphael Holinshed's Innogen, a Celtic name supposedly derived from the Gaelic inghean (girl, maiden). Var: Imogen.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Gene
Genie
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Meanings and history of the name Imogene: | Edit

Meaning: Maiden
Origin: English

Famous real-life people named Imogene: | Edit

Imogene Coca, American actress

Imogene in song, story & screen: | Edit

-The name of one of the main characters in the book "The Blue Girl" by Charles DeLint
-Imogene "Idgie" Threadgoode, a main character in "Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe" by Fannie Flagg
-"Imogene's Antler's" a children's book by David Small
-Imogene Herdman, a main character in book and movie "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" by Barbara Robinson.

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