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What does Birgitta mean?

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

Associated with: gaelic, exalted.


Birgitta has 1 variant: Birgetta.

24 more different relations via Birgit, Bridget: Bergett, Bergette, Birget, Birgett, Birgitt, Birgitte, Birkita, Birkitta, Birkitte, Bitta, Bridgitte, Brietta, Briggitte, Brigita, Brigitt, Brigitta, Brigitte, Brita, Britt, Britta, Britte, Brydgitta, Brygitte and Byrgitt.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Birgitta Kaci (B.K.), ..

How popular is Birgitta?

Birgitta is an uncommon given name for females. Birgitta is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Bridget (#537 from recent data), Brigitte (#1632), Britta and Britt are the prominent varying forms of Birgitta (outside Top 2000). Usage of these relations of Birgitta was at its highest 45 years ago (adoption of 0.1%) and is now much lower, with the version Bridget becoming somewhat dated. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aretta, Arista, Arletta, Arnetta, Arnita, Barinda, Belita, Benita, Berget, Bernetta, Bernette, Bernita, Bertita (see Bertha), Birdie, Birdine, Birta, Birtha, Boriska, Bretta, Briana, Bridgett, Briet, Brieta, Brigett, Brigette, Briggette, Brigida, Brigit, Brijitte (see Bridget), Brinda, Brisa, Brisia, Brit, Britny, Briton, Brittan, Brittin, Britton, Britty, Brygette, Brygit, Byrget, Caritta, Carletta, Carlista, Carlotta, Christa, Cinetta, Corita, Corvetta, Georgetta, Giuditta, Irita, Julitta, Karletta, Karmita, Koretta, Lillita, Malitta, Margita, Marietta, Markita, Martita, Nickita, Niquita, Perita, Perlita, Ranitta, Sarotta, Ugetta, Vincetta, Violetta, Virgina, Virginia and Zarita. These names tend to be more frequently used than Birgitta.

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