What does Birgit mean?
Birgit /bir-git/ as a girls' name is pronounced ber-GEET. It is of Norwegian origin, and the meaning of Birgit is "exalted one".
Birgit has 26 more related forms via Bridget, Britt: Beret, Berett, Berget, Bergett, Biddie, Birgett, Birkita, Birkitta, Birkitte, Birte, Bridgid, Bridgit, Bridgot, Briget, Bright, Brigid, Brigit, Brigita, Brigitt, Brijit, Brit, Brydgit, Bryget, Brygid, Brygit and Bryjit.Kreatif forms: Bergit, Braygit, Breegit. [more]
How popular is Birgit?
Birgit is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2492 out of 4276, Top 58%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Birgit and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Birgit (outside Top 1000) are Bridget (#536 in recent rankings) and Biddie. Adoption of these relations of Birgit was at its highest during the years 1970-1979 (average #575) and is somewhat lower today (#768, ▼45.3%), with the form Bridget becoming less fashionable. (Top Birth Names, 2014)
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Suggested similar baby names are Arnit, Arzit, Barbi, Barbie, Bari, Barri, Barrie, Berdie, Bergen, Beril, Berit, Berni, Bernie, Bernita, Berri, Berrie, Berrit, Bert, Berti, Bertie▼, Bertita, Bibi, Billi, Billie▼, Binnie, Bird, Birdey, Birdie▼, Birdine, Birdy, Birta, Birtha, Bit, Bithia, Brei, Bret, Brett, Bri, Bria▲, Brid, Brie, Briet, Burnet, Byrdie, Carmit, Dorit, Dorrit, Irit, Liorit, Lirit, Margit, Margrit, Marit, Minuit, Nerit, Nirit, Nurit, Ofrit, Orit, Shirit, Urit, Vardit and Virgie▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Birgit.