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What does Bride mean?

Bride Pronunciation of Bride as a girls' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin. Anglicized form of Bríd, the modern Gaelic contracted form of Brighid (see Bridget). Bridie is the pet form.


ASSOCIATED WITH irish, modern


VARIANTS Bridie, Brid

SEE ALSO Biddy, Breda

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA BRIDGET, BRIDIE Biddie, Biddy, Birte, Breda, Bridee, Bridey, Bridgete, Bridgett, Bridgid, Bridgit, Bridgot, Bridi, Bridy, Briget, Brigett, Bright, Brigid, Brigida, Brigit, Brijet, Brijit, Brita, Brites, Britt, Britta, Britte, Brydget, Brydie, Bryget, Brygid, Bryjet


(female) Brida, ..

(male) Brige, ..

Bride Artemis (B.A.), ..

How popular is Bride?

Bride is a rare first name for females but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#28283 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Bride (NOT RANKED) ranked in the Top 2000 are Bridget (#718 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Biddie, Bridgett, Brigid, Britt and Britta. These relations of Bride were popular as baby names 48 years ago (AVERAGE #1204) and have become much less common since (#1786, 85.4%), with forms such as Bridget falling out of fashion. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Biddie, Bridget, Bridgett, Brigid, Britt, Britta in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Aide, Beige, Blime, Bradee, Bradi, Bradie, Brady, Brande, Breda, Bree, Bri, Bria, Briane, Briar, Bridee, Bridey, Bridi, Bridnee (see Brittany), Bridney, Bridy, Brie, Brier, Briet, Briget, Brighe, Brijet, Briley, Brilie (see Briley), Brily, Brina, Brinda, Briney, Brinn, Briny, Brione, Brisa, Brit, Brita, Brites, Britt, Britte, Briza, Brodie, Bryce, Brydie, Friede, Heide, Jaide and Trude. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bride.