Ingrid is a female name. The name comes from Ingfriar in Old Norse. Ing means Norse deity. Friar indicates beautiful. The name has been used with many famous persons, one of them being Ingrid Bergman. Others include Ingrid Cruz and Ingrid Michaelson. A hurricane with the name struck eastern Mexico in September 2013. The storm killed 32 and caused $1.5 billion in damage. The name Ingrid was then retired.