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Meaning and name origin

Brigette \b-ri-gette, brige(t)-te\ as a girl's name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Brigette is "exalted one". Brigette is a variant of Bridget (Gaelic): anglicized form of the Gaelic name Brighid (pronounced "breed").

Brigette has 9 variant forms: Briget, Brigett, Brigit, Brigitt, Brigitte, Bryget, Brygette, Brygit, Brygitte.


Brigette is a very popular first name for females (#1530 out of 4276, Top 36%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Brigette for girls (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Brigette name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Brigette outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Brigette and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Bridget (#536), Brigitte and Brigette. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bridget, Brigitte, Brigette in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bridget outside U.S.

Similar Names

Brigette is also pronounced similarly to Bridgett, Bridgette, Bridgitte and Brijitte. Other suggested similar baby names are Bergette, Briette, Briggette, Briggitte and Brigitta. These names tend to be less commonly used than Brigette.