What does Brigette mean?
Brigette /bri-get-te/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Gaelic derivation, and Brigette means "exalted one". Brigette is a variant form of Bridget (Gaelic). Breyette is a popular surname.
Brigette has 46 more different relations via Bridget: Berett, Berget, Bergett, Bergette, Birget, Birgett, Birgitt, Birgitta, Birgitte, Birkitte, Birte, Bitta, Briddgett, Bride, Bridee, Bridey, Bridgete, Bridgett▼, Bridgette▼, Bridgit, Bridgitte, Bridgot, Bridie, Brietta, Briggette, Briggitte, Brighid, Bright, Brigid, Brigida, Brigidine, Brigita, Brigitta, Brijet, Brijit, Brijitte, Brita, Brites, Britt, Britta, Britte, Brydget, Brydgitta, Brydgitte, Brydjette and Bryjet.Kreatif forms: Baigette, Bragette, Brigetthe. [more]
How popular is Brigette?
Brigette is a very prominent first name for females (#1530 out of 4276, Top 36%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Brigette for girls. Brigette was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its peak rank of #913 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent variation forms of Brigette listed in the Top 1000 are Bridget (#536 a year ago), Bridgett, Bridgette, Bridie and Brigitte. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.3748%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.0773%, down 79.4%), with the versions Bridget, Bridgett, Bridgette and Brigitte becoming less trendy. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Brigette and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A suggested similar baby name is Briette. This name tends to be less frequently used than Brigette.