Gender Feminine
Usage Finnish
Pronounced Pron. PEER-yo
  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Finnish diminutive of Piritta.

Related Names

VariantsPirkko, 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(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