Gender Feminine
Usage Finnish
Pronounced Pron. PEE-reet-tah
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Meaning & History

Finnish form of Birgitta.

Related Names

DiminutivesBrita, Pirjo, Pirkko, Riitta, Priita
Other Languages & CulturesBrigita(Croatian) Brigita, Gita(Czech) Birgit, Birgitta, Birgitte, Berit, Birte, Birthe, Brita, Britt, Britta, Gitte(Danish) Brigitta, Brigitte(Dutch) Bridget, Biddy, Bridgette, Delia(English) Birgit, Piret(Estonian) Birita(Faroese) Brigitte(French) Birgit, Brigitta, Brigitte, Gitta(German) 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)

Name Days

Finland: October 7
Entry updated December 3, 2014