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Name Birgit

Meaning:the exalted oneTools:

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About the name Birgit in particular

Languages of use:German, Scandinavian
Short forms:Birte, Birthe
Topics:Asteroid 960 Birgit, discovered 1921
US 2021 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Birgid, Birgir, Birgitt, Berit, Biagio, Birdie, Birger, Birgitta, Birkir, Birnir     Details
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About Bridget, the group of names with the same origin as Birgit

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
Variants' top ranks:4:Bríet Iceland 2020,  6:Brigitte Austria 2015,  6:Britt Netherlands 2002,  7:Birgitta Sweden 2014,  9:Birta Iceland 2013,  11:Berit Norway 2015,  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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Germany prevalence 2005 22
Sweden prevalence 2014 87