What does Britt mean?
Britt /britt/ [1 syll.] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Britt) is pronounced brit. It is of Swedish origin, and the meaning of Britt is "exalted one". Contracted form of Birgit, the Swedish form of the Gaelic name Bridget. Made famous in the English-speaking world by the Swedish actress Britt Ekland.
Britt has 49 more related forms via Birgit, Bridget: Beret, Berett, Berget, Bergett, Birget, Birgett, Birgit, Birgitt, Birgitta, Birgitte, Birkita, Birkitta, Birkitte, Birte, Bitta, Breda, Bride, Bridee, Bridey, Bridgett▼, Bridgit, Bridgot, Bridi, Bridie, Bridy, Brietta, Briget, Brigett, Brigette, Bright, Brigid, Brigit, Brigita, Brigitt, Brigitta, Brigitte▼, Brijet, Brijit, Brijitte, Brites, Britte, Brydjitt, Bryget, Brygit, Brygitte, Bryjet, Bryjit, Byrget and Byrgitt.Kreatif forms: Bibritt, Brittbi, Brittyn. [more]
How popular is Britt?
Britt is a very prominent first name for women (#2109 out of 4276, Top 49%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#1059 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Britt and corresponding names. Prominent varying forms of Britt (not ranked) are Brittany (#456 last year), Bridget (#536), Brigitte, Bridie, Bridgett and Brigette. Usage of these girl names was at its highest during the years 1980-1989 (usage of 0.384%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.168%, down 56.3%), with the forms Bridget, Bridgett and Brigitte becoming less in vogue. Brittany (#456) is the most chic name for newborns in this list. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Britt is pronounced similarly to Bret, Brette, Briet and Briette. Other suggested similar baby names are Berit, Bretta, Brid, Brieta, Brittie and Britty. These names tend to be less frequently used than Britt.