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Meaning and Name Origin

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


Variations

Brigitte has 1 variant: Gitte.

For more on this name, see also the related girl name Gitta.

Brigitte has 35 more related forms via Bridget: Bergette, Birgitt, Birgitta, Birgitte, Birkitte, Bridgete, Bridgett, Bridgette, Bridgit, Bridgitte, Bridie, Brietta, Briget, Brigett, Brigette, Briggette, Briggitte, Bright, Brigid, Brigida, Brigidine, Brigit, Brigita, Brigitt, Brigitta, Brijit, Brijitte, Britt, Britta, Britte, Brydgitta, Brydgitte, Brygette, Brygit and Brygitte.


Popularity

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

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Brigitte for girls. Brigitte was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its apex position of #612 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Brigitte and affiliated names. Bridget (#536 a year ago), Bridgett, Bridgette, Bridie and Brigette are the prominent variation forms of Brigitte. Usage of these girl names reached its peak during 1960-1969 and is now significantly lower, with the forms Bridget, Bridgett, Bridgette and Brigitte becoming less stylish. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bridget, Bridgett, Bridgette, Bridie, Brigette, Brigitte in U.S.

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

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