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What does Birget mean?

Birget Pronunciation of Birget [bir-get] as a name for girls is of Norwegian and Gaelic origin, and the name Birget means "exalted one". Birget is an alternate form of Birgit (Norwegian): transcription of Bridget.

Associated with: gaelic, exalted.


Birget has 5 variants: Birgett, Birgitt, Birgitte, Byrget and Byrgitt.

23 more alternative forms via Birgit, Bridget: Beret, Berett, Berget, Bergett, Bergette, Birgetta, Birgitta, Birkita, Birte, Bridgete, Bridgett, Bridgit, Bridgot, Briget, Brigett, Bright, Brigit, Brijet, Britt, Brydget, Bryget, Brygit and Bryjet.

Creative forms:
(female) Barget, Birge, ..

(male) Birbel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Birget Jewel (B.J.), ..

How popular is Birget?

Birget is an unusual given name for women. Birget is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Birget (outside Top 2000) are Bridget (#537 from current records), Bridgett and Britt. Adoption of these forms of Birget was at its most widespread 45 years ago (usage of 0.12%) and is now significantly diminished (usage 0.03%, 77.6%), with versions like Bridgett becoming less stylish. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bridget, Bridgett, Britt in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Birget and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Arlet, Barbel, Barbey, Beige, Bergen, Berit, Bernee, Berneta, Berree (see Berry), Berrit, Bert, Berte, Bet, Bianey, Bilee, Billee, Billey, Bird, Birdena, Birdey, Birdie, Birdy, Birta, Birtha, Bit, Brea, Bree, Breea, Breen, Brei, Bren, Bret, Brett, Brie, Brier, Briet, Brieta, Brit, Burnet, Burnett, Garnet, Jinnet, Kismet, Libet, Linet, Linnet, Lisbet, Liset, Lizbet, Marget, Margret, Mariet, Padget, Paget, Riet, Violet and Virge. These names tend to be more frequently used than Birget.

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