When Ingeborg Maria Magnusson was born on 8 May 1899, in Sillhövda, Blekinge, Sweden, her father, Sven Magnusson, was 51 and her mother, Ida Mathilda Svensdotter, was 29. She died on 14 December 1977, at the age of 78.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Anders, Erland, Gisli, Kerstin, Lars, Nils, Ottar, Thor. German Hans, Kurt, Fritz.
Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Magnus .
Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, or North German Magnussen , a cognate of 1 above.