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What does Bridge mean?

Bridge Pronunciation of Bridge [bridge] as a name for boys is of Old English derivation, and the name Bridge means "lives near the bridge; bridge-worker". Bridge is an alternate spelling of Bridger (Old English).

Associated with: old english, worker (occupational).


Creative forms:
(male) Birge, Burge, ..

(female) Bridde, Bridne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bridge Faris (B.F.), ..

How popular is Bridge?

Bridge is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#5383 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Bridger (#1019 last year) is the only popular varying form of Bridge (not ranked). Adoption of this relation of Bridge was common among parents 2 years ago (#907) and is almost as conventional today. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bridger in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Arledge, Arlidge, Bairre, Baldie, Bede, Beirne, Bid, Bidal, Bille, Bing, Bingo, Blade, Bligh, Blithe, Boid, Boine, Boyde, Bradan, Bradd, Braden, Bradey, Bradie, Bradin, Bradlea, Bradlee, Bradley, Bradly, Bradney, Bradon, Braidie, Braidin, Braydie, Brette, Briano, Briant, Brice, Bricio, Bricker, Bridgeley (see Bridgely), Bridgely, Brien, Brigg, Briggs, Brik, Briley, Brilie (see Briley), Brindly, Brinlee, Brinly, Brit, Briton, Britte (see Brett), Brizio, Brod, Broddy, Brodee, Broden, Broder, Brodey, Brodie, Brody, Bruce, Brucie, Brye, Bryse, Colridge (see Coleridge), Dodge, Elbridge, Gaige, Hodge, Lige, Ridge, Saige, Teige and Tige. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bridge.

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