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Meaning and name origin

Birgit \b(i)-rgit, bir-git\ as a girl's name is pronounced ber-GEET. It is of Norwegian origin, and the meaning of Birgit is "exalted one". Variant of Bridget. Name of an Irish saint. There was also a Saint Birgitta, who was the patron saint of Sweden. See also Britt.

Birgit has 10 variant forms: Birget, Birgetta, Birgitt, Birgitta, Birgitte, Brita, Britt, Britta, Byrget and Byrgitt.

Birgit is also pronounced similarly to Birgett. Other suggested similar baby names are Berget, Birkita, Brigit and Brygit.


Birgit is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2492 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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