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What does Briggitte mean?

Briggitte Pronunciation of Briggitte [brig-gitte] as a girls' name is of Gaelic origin, and the name Briggitte means "exalted one". Briggitte is an alternate form of Bridget (Gaelic).

Associated with: gaelic, exalted.


Briggitte has 1 variant: Briggette.

22 more relations via Bridget: Birgitt, Birgitta, Birgitte, Birkitte, Bridgete, Bridgett, Bridgette, Bridgit, Bridgitte, Brigett, Brigette, Brigit, Brigita, Brigitt, Brigitta, Brigitte, Brijitte, Britte, Brydgitta, Brydgitte, Brygette and Brygitte.

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Middle name pairings:
Briggitte Dior (B.D.), ..

How popular is Briggitte?

Briggitte is an unusual first name for females. Briggitte is an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Bridget (#537 a year ago), Bridgette (#1531), Brigitte (#1632), Brigette and Bridgett are the popular related forms of Briggitte (outside Top 2000). Usage of these relations of Briggitte reached its apex in the 1970s (usage of 0.15%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.04%, down 74%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ariette, Bergette, Birgett, Birgetta (see Birgit), Birgit, Birkitta (see Bridget), Brendette (see Brenda), Brette, Briddgett, Bridgid, Bridgot, Bridie, Brietta, Briette, Brigantia, Briget, Brighe, Brighid, Bright, Brigid, Brigida, Brigidine, Brijit, Brilie (see Briley), Brinhilde, Britt, Britta, Britten, Brittie, Brittine (see Brittany), Brittne, Britty, Brunette, Brydgit, Brydjette, Brydjitt, Brygit, Byrgitt, Trinette and Trinnette. These names tend to be more commonly used than Briggitte.

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