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What does Birgit mean?

Birgit \b(i)-rgit, bir-git\ as a girls' 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.


Variations

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

Birgit has 50 more related forms via Bridget, Britt: Beret, Berett, Berget, Bergett, Bergette, Biddie, Biddy, Birgett, Birkita, Birkitta, Birkitte, Birte, Bitta, Breda, Bride, Bridgete, Bridgett, Bridgid, Bridgit, Bridgitte, Bridgot, Bridi, Bridie, Bridy, Briget, Brigett, Briggitte, Brighid, Bright, Brigid, Brigida, Brigit, Brigita, Brigitt, Brigitta, Brigitte, Brijet, Brijit, Brit, Brites, Britte, Brydget, Brydgit, Brydie, Bryget, Brygid, Brygit, Brygitte, Bryjet and Bryjit.


Popularity

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 (#unlisted) are Bridget (#536 in 2014), Brigitte, Bridie, Bridgett and Biddie. Usage of these girl names was at its highest during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.3162%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.0928%, down 70.7%), with the forms Bridget, Bridgett and Brigitte becoming less fashionable. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Biddie, Bridget, Bridgett, Bridie, Brigitte in U.S.

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

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