Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. BIR-git(Swedish, German)
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Meaning & History

Scandinavian variant of Birgitta.

Related Names

VariantsBerit, Birgitta, Birgitte(Danish) Berit, Birgitta(Swedish) Berit, Birgitta, Birgitte(Norwegian) Brigitta, Brigitte(German)
DiminutivesBirte, Birthe, Brita, Britt, Britta, Gitte(Danish) Brita, Britt, Britta, Gittan(Swedish) Brit, Brita, Britt, Britta(Norwegian)
Other Languages & CulturesBrigita(Croatian) Brigita, Gita(Czech) Brigitta, Brigitte(Dutch) Bridget, Biddy, Bridgette, Delia(English) Birita(Faroese) Birgitta, Piritta, Brita, Pirjo, Pirkko, Priita, Riitta(Finnish) Brigitte(French) Brigitta(Hungarian) Birgitta, Birta(Icelandic) Breda, Bríd, Bride, Bridget, Brighid, Brigid, Bedelia, Biddy, Bidelia, Bridie(Irish) Brighid, Brigid, Brigit(Irish Mythology) Brigida(Italian) Brigita, Gita(Latvian) Breeshey(Manx) Brigit(Old Irish) Brygida(Polish) Brígida(Portuguese) Brigita(Slovak) Brigita(Slovene) Brígida(Spanish) Ffraid(Welsh)

Popularity

People think this name is

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Name Days

Estonia: February 1
Norway: October 7
Sweden: October 13

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Entry updated November 20, 2020