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Brigid

What does Brigid mean?

Brigid Pronunciation of Brigid [brigid] as a name for girls is of Gaelic derivation, and the name Brigid means "exalted one". Brigid is a variant form of Bridget (Gaelic).

Associated with: gaelic, exalted.

Variations

Brigid has 1 variant: Brygid.

33 more related forms via Bridget: Birgit, Bride, Bridee, Bridey, Bridgid, Bridgit, Bridgot, Bridi, Bridie, Bridy, Briget, Brigett, Brighid, Bright, Brigida, Brigidine, Brigit, Brigita, Brigitt, Brigitta, Brigitte, Brijet, Brijit, Brita, Brites, Britt, Britta, Britte, Brydgit, Brydie, Bryget, Brygit and Bryjit.

2 masculine forms: Breed and Macbride.

Creative forms:
(female) Bargid, Burgid, ..

(male) Brisil, Brizil, ..

Middle name pairings:
Brigid Daleysa (B.D.), ..

How popular is Brigid?

Brigid is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2263 out of 4276, Top 53%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Brigid was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #1108 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brigid name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Bridget (#537 via latest list), Brigitte (#1632), Britta and Britt are the prominent alternative forms of Brigid ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Brigid was widespread 45 years ago (average #1139) and has become significantly less since, with the version Bridget going out of style.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Baibin, Bailie, Beige, Bibi, Bird, Bradi, Bradie, Brand, Brani, Brei, Breigh, Brenie, Bri, Bria, Briana, Briand, Brianda, Briane, Briann, Briar, Brid, Brie, Brieon, Brier, Briet, Brieta, Brighe, Briley, Brilie (see Briley), Brily, Brina, Brinda, Briney, Brinhild, Brinn, Brinna, Briny, Briona, Brione, Brioni, Briony, Brisa, Briseida, Briseis, Brisha, Brisia, Brissa, Brit, Britni, Britny, Briton, Brittie, Brittin, Britty, Brityn, Briza, Brodie, Brogan, Brogyn, Bronia, Brucie and Sigrid. These names tend to be less frequently used than Brigid.

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