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What does Brygit mean?

Brygit Pronunciation of Brygit [bry-git] as a name for girls has its root in Gaelic, and the name Brygit means "exalted one". Brygit is a version of Bridget (Gaelic).

Associated with: gaelic, exalted.


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

28 more relations via Bridget: Berget, Birget, Birgit, Birgitt, Bridgid, Bridgit, Bridgot, Bridi, Bridie, Brighid, Bright, Brigid, Brigida, Brigita, Brigitta, Brijet, Brijit, Brita, Britt, Brydget, Brydgit, Brydgitta, Brydgitte, Brydie, Brydjitt, Brygid, Bryjet and Bryjit.

Creative forms:
(female) Bergit, Brugit, ..

(male) Bryger, Brymin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Brygit Blaire (B.B.), ..

How popular is Brygit?

Brygit is a rare given name for women. Brygit is also a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Bridget (#537 via latest list), Brigitte (#1632), Britt, Brigid and Brigette are the popular varying forms of Brygit (not ranked). Other variants, like Birgit, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Brygit was widespread 5 decades ago (usage of 0.1%) and has become much reduced since, with the version Bridget becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Arnit, Arzit, Baylie, Berit, Berrit, Bit, Bradi, Bradie, Brani, Brei, Brenie, Bret, Brett, Bri, Bria, Brid, Brie, Briet, 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, Brynn, Brynna, Brynne, Bryonie, Bryony, Bryssa, Brytni, Bryton, Byrget, Byrgitt, Drorit, Irit, Margit, Oralit (see Oralee), Orit and Urit. These names tend to be more commonly used than Brygit.

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