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What does Briget mean?

Briget Pronunciation of Briget [briget] as a name for girls is of Gaelic derivation, and the meaning of Briget is "exalted one". Briget is a version of Bridget (Gaelic).

Associated with: gaelic, exalted.


Briget has 9 variants: Brigett, Brigette, Brigit, Brigitt, Brigitte, Bryget, Brygette, Brygit and Brygitte.

39 more alternative forms via Bridget: Beret, Berget, Bergett, Birget, Birgett, Birgit, Briddgett, Bride, Bridee, Bridey, Bridgete, Bridgett, Bridgette, Bridgid, Bridgit, Bridgot, Bridi, Bridie, Bridy, Brietta, Briggette, Brighid, Bright, Brigid, Brigida, Brigita, Brigitta, Brijet, Brijit, Brita, Brites, Britt, Britta, Britte, Brydget, Brydgit, Brygid, Bryjet and Bryjit.

Creative forms:
(female) Bribet, ..

(male) Briben, Briden, ..

Middle name pairings:
Briget Anaiah (B.A.), ..

How popular is Briget?

Briget is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Briget is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Briget (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Bridget (#537 the previous year), Bridgett, Bridgette (#1531), Brigette, Brigid, Brigitte (#1632), Britt and Britta. Other forms, like Brites, are uncommon. These forms of Briget were favored during 1970-1979 (adoption of 0.2%) and have become much less popular since, with versions such as Bridgett becoming less stylish. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Arlet, Bailee, Bailey, Beige, Bergen, Berit, Bet, Bilee, Blime, Bradee, Brea, Bree, Breea, Breen, Brei, Breigh, Bren, Brenee, Bret, Brett, Bria, Briana, Briand, Briane, Briar, Brid, Bridnee (see Brittany), Bridney, Brie, Brieon, Brier, Briet, Brieta, Briette, Brighe, Briley, Brilie (see Briley), Brily, Brina, Brinda, Briney, Brinley, Brinn, Brinna, Briny, Briona, Brioni, Briony, Brisa, Briseis, Brisha, Brisia, Brissa, Brit, Britney, Britni, Britny, Briton, Britten, Britty, Brityn, Briza, Brogan, Brogyn, Bryce, Brylee, Bryley (see Briley), Burnet, Byrget, Libet, Linet, Marget, Mariet, Padget and Riet. These names tend to be more frequently used than Briget.

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