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Meaning and name origin

Brigitte \b-ri-gitte, brigi(t)-te\ as a girl's name is of French origin. Variant of Bridget, made famous by the 1950s French film celebrity, Brigitte Bardot.


Brigitte has 1 variant form: Gitte.

For more information, see also the related girl name Gitta.


Brigitte is a very popular first name for females (#980 out of 4276, Top 23%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Brigitte for girls. Brigitte reached its highest rank of #612 in the U.S. in 1960-1969. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Brigitte name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Brigitte and its variant form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Bridget (#536) and Brigitte. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bridget, Brigitte in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Brigitte is also pronounced similarly to Bridgette, Bridgitte, Brigett, Brigette, Brigit, Brigitt, Brijitte, Brydgitte, Brygette and Brygitte. Other suggested similar baby names are Birgitte, Briggette, Briggitte, Brigita and Brigitta. These names tend to be less commonly used than Brigitte.