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What does Brigitt mean?

Brigitt Pronunciation of Brigitt [brigitt] as a name for girls has its root in Gaelic, and Brigitt means "exalted one". Brigitt is an alternate form of Bridget (Gaelic).

Associated with: gaelic, exalted.


Brigitt has 9 variants: Briget, Brigett, Brigette, Brigit, Brigitte, Bryget, Brygette, Brygit and Brygitte.

38 more related forms via Bridget: Bergett, Birgett, Birgit, Birgitt, Birgitta, Birgitte, Briddgett, Bridgete, Bridgett, Bridgette, Bridgid, Bridgit, Bridgitte, Bridgot, Bridi, Bridie, Brietta, Briggette, Briggitte, Brighid, Bright, Brigid, Brigida, Brigita, Brigitta, Brijet, Brijit, Brijitte, Brita, Britt, Britta, Britte, Brydgit, Brydgitta, Brydgitte, Brydjitt, Brygid and Bryjit.

Creative forms:
(female) Begitt, Bergitt, ..

(male) Brigio, ..

Middle name pairings:
Brigitt Aurora (B.A.), ..

How popular is Brigitt?

Brigitt is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Brigitt is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Brigitt (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Bridget (#537 from recent data), Bridgette (#1531), Brigitte (#1632), Britt, Britta, Brigette, Bridgett and Brigid. Other forms, like Brigett, are uncommon. These relations of Brigitt were favored as birth names 45 years ago (adoption of 0.16%) and have become significantly less conventional since (adoption 0.04%, 76% less), with forms like Bridgette going out of style. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Brett, Briet, Brieta, Briette, Brighe, Brilie (see Briley), Brisia, Brit, Britty and Byrgitt. These names tend to be more frequently used than Brigitt.

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