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What does Birgitt mean?

Birgitt Pronunciation of Birgitt [bir-gitt] as a girls' name has its roots in Norwegian and Gaelic, and the meaning of the name Birgitt is "exalted one". Birgitt is a variant form of Birgit (Norwegian): transcription of Bridget.

Associated with: gaelic, exalted.


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

26 more relations via Birgit, Bridget: Berett, Berget, Bergett, Bergette, Birgetta, Birgitta, Birkita, Birkitta, Birkitte, Birte, Bridgett, Bridgit, Bridgitte, Brigett, Briggitte, Brigit, Brigita, Brigitt, Brigitta, Brigitte, Brita, Britt, Britta, Britte, Brygit and Brygitte.

Creative forms:
(female) Bergitt, Brygitt, ..


Middle name pairings:
Birgitt Tatiana (B.T.), ..

How popular is Birgitt?

Birgitt is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Birgitt is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Birgitt (not ranked) are Bridget (#537 from recent data), Brigitte (#1632), Britta, Britt and Bridgett. Other variants, like Brygitte, are seldom used. These relations of Birgitt were at the height of their popularity in the 1970s (average #924) and are now significantly less conventional, with versions like Bridgett going out of style. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Berit, Bernita, Berrit, Bertita (see Bertha), Birdie, Birdine, Birta, Brett, Briet, Brit, Britty, Burnett and Doritt. These names tend to be more frequently used than Birgitt.

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