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What does Brita mean?

Brita Pronunciation of Brita as a name for girls is a Norwegian, Gaelic and Swedish name, and the name Brita means "exalted one". Brita is an alternate spelling of Birgit (Norwegian): respelling of Bridget. Brita is also a variation of Britt (Swedish).


ASSOCIATED WITH gaelic, exalted


VARIANTS Britta, Brietta

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA BIRGIT, BRIDGET, BRITT Beret, Berett, Birgitt, Birgitta, Birkita, Birkitta, Birte, Bitta, Breda, Bride, Bridee, Bridey, Bridi, Bridie, Bridy, Briget, Brigett, Bright, Brigid, Brigida, Brigit, Brigita, Brigitt, Brigitta, Brijet, Brijit, Brit, Brites, Britte, Brygit, Bryjit, Byrgitt

(female) Brira, ..

(male) Brito, ..

Brita Edith (B.E.), ..

How popular is Brita?

Brita is an unusual given name for women but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#137816 out of 150436, Top 92%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Brita (NOT RANKED) rated in the Top 2000 are Bridget (#718 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Brigid, Britt and Britta. Usage of these relations of Brita reached its peak in the 1970s (ADOPTION OF 0.14%) and has become much diminished since (ADOPTION 0.02%, 83%), with the form Bridget becoming less fashionable. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Brita is alike in pronunciation to Bretta, Brieta, Brittie and Britty. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Alita, Amita, Anita, Areta, Arista, Aurita, Babita, Baila, Barta, Belita, Berit, Berrta, Berta, Bertita (see Bertha), Betta, Bina, Birta, Bitya, Bonita, Brea, Breea, Breila, Breina, Bret, Brett, Bri, Bria, Briana, Briar, Brid, Briet, Brily, Brina, Brinda, Brinna, Briona, Brisa, Brisia, Britani, Britni, Britny, Briton, Brittan, Briza, Brya, Carita, Chita, Corita, Dita, Dorita, Edita, Gita, Gryta (see Greta), Irita, Karita, Krista, Larita, Lita, Lorita, Marita, Onita, Oreta, Perita, Reita, Rita, Sarita, Serita, Tita, Trista, Zarita and Zita. These names tend to be more frequently used than Brita.

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