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What does Brigida mean?

Brigida Pronunciation of Brigida [brigi-da] as a name for girls is of Gaelic origin, and the name Brigida means "exalted one". Brigida is an alternate form of Bridget (Gaelic).

Associated with: gaelic, exalted.


24 alternative forms via Bridget: Breda, Bride, Bridgid, Bridgit, Bridi, Bridie, Bridy, Brietta, Briget, Brigett, Brighid, Bright, Brigid, Brigidine, Brigit, Brigita, Brigitt, Brigitta, Brigitte, Brijit, Brita, Britta, Brygid and Brygit.

Creative forms:
(female) Bergida, Brigina, ..

(male) Brigier, ..

Middle name pairings:
Brigida Hensley (B.H.), ..

How popular is Brigida?

Brigida is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2594 out of 4276, Top 61%) and also a somewhat popular last name for all people (#106477 out of 150436, Top 71%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Brigida (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Bridget (#537 from recent data), Brigitte (#1632), Britta and Brigid. Other forms, like Bridy, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Brigida reached its apex in the 1970s (usage of 0.11%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.03%, 70.9%), with the version Bridget going out of style. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Armida, Barinda, Branda, Breanda, Breeda, Breila, Breina, Brenda, Brennda (see Brenda), Breonda, Bria, Briahna, Briana, Briand, Brianda, Brianna, Briauna, Brid, Brienna, Brieta, Brighe, Brilie (see Briley), Brina, Brinda, Brinhilda, Brinna, Briona, Brionna, Brisa, Briseida, Brisha, Brisia, Brissa, Brittina, Briza, Bronia, Brucina, Brunilda, Brynda, Freida, Frida, Frieda, Irida, Nagida, Negida, Orielda and Orinda. These names tend to be less commonly used than Brigida.

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