Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. BREE-ZHEET(French)
bree-GI-tə(German)
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Meaning & History

French and German form of Bridget. A famous bearer is the French model and actress Brigitte Bardot (1934-).

Related Names

VariantsBrigitta, Birgit(German) Brigitta(Dutch)
DiminutiveGitta(German)
Other Languages & CulturesBrigita(Croatian) Brigita, Gita(Czech) Birgit, Birgitta, Birgitte, Berit, Birte, Birthe, Brita, Britt, Britta, Gitte(Danish) Bridget, Biddy, Bridgette, Delia(English) Birgit, Piret(Estonian) Birita(Faroese) Birgitta, Piritta, Brita, Pirjo, Pirkko, Priita, Riitta(Finnish) 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) Birgit, Birgitta, Birgitte, Berit, Brit, Brita, Britt, Britta(Norwegian) Brigit(Old Irish) Brygida(Polish) Brígida(Portuguese) Brigita(Slovak) Brigita(Slovene) Brígida(Spanish) Birgit, Birgitta, Berit, Brita, Britt, Britta, Gittan(Swedish) Ffraid(Welsh)

Popularity

People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

France: July 23

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Entry updated April 5, 2022