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What does Birgitte mean?

Birgitte Pronunciation of Birgitte as a name for girls is of Norwegian and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of the name Birgitte is "exalted one". Birgitte is a variant form of Birgit (Norwegian): respelling of Bridget.


ASSOCIATED WITH gaelic, exalted


VARIANTS Byrgitt, Byrget, Birgitt, Birgett, Birget

RELATED FORMS VIA BIRGIT, BRIDGET Bergett, Bergette, Birgetta, Birgitta, Birkita, Birkitta, Birkitte, Birte, Bridgette, Bridgitte, Brigette, Briggette, Briggitte, Brigitt, Brigitta, Brigitte, Brijitte, Britt, Britta, Britte, Brydgitte, Brygette, Brygitte



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How popular is Birgitte?

Birgitte is an unusual first name for women. Birgitte is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Birgitte (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Bridget (#718 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Bridgette, Brigette, Brigitte, Britt and Britta. These relations of Birgitte were favored as baby names 48 years ago (AVERAGE #926) and have become much less widespread since (#1786, 87%), with versions such as Bridget going out of style. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Arnette, Barbette, Berdine, Berett, Berget, Berit, Bernetta, Bernette, Bernita, Berrie, Berrte (see Bertha), Berthe, Bertilde, Bertine, Bette, Bibiane, Biddie, Binnie, Birdie, Birdine, Birtha, Blithe, Brett, Brette, Bride, Bridgit, Brie, Briette, Brigett, Brigit, Brigita, Brione, Britni, Britny, Britnye, Brittan, Britten, Brittie, Brittne, Brittnea, Brittni, Britty, Brittyne (see Brittany), Brityn, Brityne (see Brittany), Bronte, Brydgitta, Brygit, Dorette, Earvette (see Irvette), Erlette, Georgette, Ginette, Hariette, Harriotte, Linnette, Lisbette, Lissette, Lurette, Margette, Mariette, Marlette, Minnette, Ninette, Ninnette, Orette, Perlette, Richette, Rillette, Vernette, Violette, Virgie, Virgine, Virginie and Wilmette. These names tend to be more commonly used than Birgitte.

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