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Name Bridget

Meaning:the exalted oneTools:

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About the name Bridget in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:English, Scottish, Irish
Saints:Bridget of Sweden
US 2015 rank:#537     ... 535:Matilda, 536:Imani, 537:Bridget, 538:Cynthia, 539:Janiyah ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Bridger, Bridgett, Bridgette, Bríet, Ridge     Details
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About Bridget, the group of names with the same origin as Bridget

Meaning/translation:the exalted one
Language of origin:Celtic
Info about origin:in Irish mythology Brighid was the goddess of fire
 Saint Brigid is a patron saint of Ireland
Words:briganti = exalted, divine  Celtic
Topics:Religion
Variants' top ranks:6:Brigitte Austria 2015,  6:Britt Netherlands 2002,  7:Birgitta Sweden 2014,  9:Birta Iceland 2013,  11:Berit Norway 2015,  14:Bríet Iceland 2010,  22:Birgit Germany 2005,  23:Birthe Greenland 2011,  24:Riitta Finland 2014,  49:Brigitta Hungary 2002
Somehow related to:Brian/Brianna
Old/original forms:Brighid Old Irish, Brigid Old Irish
Name variants:Berit, Bibi, Birgid, Birgit, Birgitt, Birgitta, Birta, Birte, Birthe, Bridget, Bridgett, Bridgette, Bríet, Brigid, Brigida, Brigitta, Brigitte, Brita, Britt, Britta, Gitta, Gitte, Piritta, Pirjo, Pirkko, Riitta   Sortable list   Details
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England+Wales decadesGraph1944 87,  1934 791924 86,  1914 92
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 194,  1980-1989 169,  1970-1979 153
USA yearlyGraph2015 537,  2014 536,  2013 523,  2012 453,  2011 472,  2010 448,  2009 424,  2008 394,  2007 357,  2006 349,  2005 329,  2004 309,  2003 301,  2002 288,  2001 274,  2000 274,  1999 246,  1998 237,  1997 235,  1996 192,  1995 201,  1994 1741993 179
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