Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
OTHER FORMS: Byrhtgyfu, Birghiva; Brihgiua, Brihtgifu, Brihtgyfu, Brihtgyua, Brithiva, Brihtiua, Brihtiva, Bricteva, Brichtiva (metathesized)
Meaning & History
Means "fair gift" from the Old English elements beorht "bright" and giefu "gift". It occurs in Goscelin's 'Life of Saint Edith' belonging to an Anglo-Saxon abbess of the convent at Wilton.