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Birgitte

What does Birgitte mean?

Birgitte Pronunciation of Birgitte [bir-gitte] as a name for girls is of Norwegian and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of the name Birgitte is "exalted one". Birgitte is a variant form of Birgit (Norwegian): form of Bridget.

Associated with: gaelic, exalted.

Variations

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

23 more related forms via Birgit, Bridget: Bergett, Bergette, Birgetta, Birgitta, Birkita, Birkitta, Birkitte, Birte, Bridgette, Bridgitte, Brigette, Briggette, Briggitte, Brigitt, Brigitta, Brigitte, Brijitte, Britt, Britta, Britte, Brydgitte, Brygette and Brygitte.

Creative forms:
(female) Braygitte, Broogitte, ..

(male) Birgitney, Birgitton, ..

Middle name pairings:
Birgitte Jazmine (B.J.), ..

How popular is Birgitte?

Birgitte is an unusual first name for women. Birgitte is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Birgitte (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Bridget (#537 from current records), Bridgette (#1531), Brigitte (#1632), Britta, Brigette and Britt. These relations of Birgitte were favored as baby names 45 years ago (average #926) and have become much less widespread since (#1616, 72.5%), with versions such as Bridgette going out of style. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Arnette, Barbette, Berdine, Berett, Berget, Berit, Bernetta, Bernette, Bernita, Berrie, Berrte (see Bertha), Berthe, Bertilde, Bertine, Bette, Bibiane, Biddie, Binnie, Birdie, Birdine, Birtha, Blithe, Brett, Brette, Bride, Bridgit, Brie, Briette, Brigett, Brigit, Brigita, Brione, Britni, Britny, Britnye, Brittan, Britten, Brittie, Brittne, Brittnea, Brittni, Britty, Brittyne (see Brittany), Brityn, Brityne (see Brittany), Bronte, Brydgitta, Brygit, Dorette, Earvette (see Irvette), Erlette, Georgette, Ginette, Hariette, Harriotte, Linnette, Lisbette, Lissette, Lurette, Margette, Mariette, Marlette, Minnette, Ninette, Ninnette, Orette, Perlette, Richette, Rillette, Vernette, Violette, Virgie, Virgine, Virginie and Wilmette. These names tend to be more commonly used than Birgitte.

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