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What does Brygid mean?

Brygid Pronunciation of Brygid [bry-gid] as a girls' name is of Gaelic derivation, and the name Brygid means "exalted one". Brygid is a variant form of Bridget (Gaelic).

Associated with: gaelic, exalted.


Brygid has 1 variant: Brigid.

23 more related forms via Bridget: Birgit, Bride, Bridgid, Bridgit, Bridi, Bridie, Bridy, Briget, Brighid, Bright, Brigida, Brigit, Brigita, Brigitt, Brijit, Brydget, Brydgit, Brydie, Bryget, Brygit, Brygitte, Bryjet and Bryjit.

Creative forms:
(female) Bergid, Brugid, ..

(male) Brygan, Bryge, ..

Middle name pairings:
Brygid Annabella (B.A.), ..

How popular is Brygid?

Brygid is an unusual first name for females. Brygid is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Brygid (outside Top 2000) are Bridget (#537 the previous year) and Brigid. These relations of Brygid were favored 45 years ago (usage of 0.11%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.03%, down 74.1%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Baylie, Bradi, Bradie, Brand, Brani, Brei, Brenie, Bri, Bria, Briand, Brid, Brie, Brighe, Brilie (see Briley), Brisia, Brit, Brodie, Brogan, Brogyn, Bronia, Brucie, Brya, Bryana, Bryann, Bryar, Bryce, Brylee, Bryley (see Briley), Bryly (see Briley), Bryn, Bryna, Brynda, Brynhild, Brynn, Brynna, Brynne, Bryonie, Bryony, Bryssa, Brytni, Bryton and Byrd. These names tend to be more frequently used than Brygid.

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