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What does Bridgitte mean?

Bridgitte Pronunciation of Bridgitte [bridgitte] as a girls' name has its root in Gaelic, and the name Bridgitte means "exalted one". Bridgitte is an alternate spelling of Bridget (Gaelic).

Associated with: gaelic, exalted.


Bridgitte has 13 variants: Bridgett, Bridgette, Bridgit, Brijet, Brijit, Brijitte, Brydget, Brydgit, Brydgitte, Brydjette, Brydjitt, Bryjet and Bryjit.

22 more related forms via Bridget: Birgitt, Birgitta, Birgitte, Birkitte, Briddgett, Bridgete, Bridgid, Bridgot, Bridie, Brigett, Brigette, Briggette, Briggitte, Brigit, Brigita, Brigitt, Brigitta, Brigitte, Britte, Brydgitta, Brygette and Brygitte.

Creative forms:
(female) Bridgitra, Burgitte, ..

(male) Bridgitby, Bridgitger, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bridgitte America (B.A.), ..

How popular is Bridgitte?

Bridgitte is an uncommon given name for women. Bridgitte is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Bridgitte (not ranked) are Bridget (#537 in recent rankings), Bridgette (#1531), Brigitte (#1632), Brigette and Bridgett. Other forms, like Bridgete, are uncommon. These relations of Bridgitte were favored as baby names 5 decades ago (median #616) and are now much less common. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ariette, Bendite, Beradette, Bergette, Biddie, Birgett, Birgetta (see Birgit), Birgit, Birkitta (see Bridget), Bradie, Brendette (see Brenda), Brette, Bride, Bridee, Bridi, Bridnee (see Brittany), Brietta, Briette, Briget, Brighe, Bright, Brigid, Brigida, Brigidine, Brilie (see Briley), Brinhilde, Britt, Britta, Britten, Brittie, Brittine (see Brittany), Brittne, Britty, Brodie, Brunette, Brydie, Brygit, Byrgitt, Trinette, Trinnette and Vidette. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bridgitte.

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