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Actually it's pronounced like "BREED".
-- gaelruadh19  4/28/2005
I know somebody who pronounces this name Bridge-Id.
-- sddorme  7/13/2010
In Irish mythology this was the name of the goddess of fire, poetry and wisdom, the daughter of the god Dagda.
-- Meg_Simpson  4/11/2011
This is my name, I was named after my great-great-grandmother who came over from Ireland. I pronounce it bridge-id and I'm told she did too. When she got to America she had to change her name to Mary Louise because very few Irish were being employed and Brighid is a highly Irish name. I feel very lucky that I get to display my culture in a way that was taken from her and I'm very proud of the name.
-- GenevieveReine  12/11/2013

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