Meaning and name origin
Bridgette \br(id)-gette, bridge(t)-te\ as a girl's name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Bridgette is "exalted one". Bridgette is a variant of Bridget (Gaelic): anglicized form of the Gaelic name Brighid (pronounced "breed").
Bridgette is a very popular first name for females (#720 out of 4276, Top 17%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#52679 out of 88799, Top 59%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Bridgette for girls. Bridgette reached its highest rank of #419 in the U.S. in 1960-1969. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Bridgette and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Bridget (#536), Bridgette and Bridgett. (2014 statistics).
Bridgette▼ is also pronounced similarly to Brigett, Brigette, Brigitte▼ and Brygette. Other suggested similar baby names are Briddgett, Bridgete and Briggette. These names tend to be less commonly used than Bridgette.