Bridget

Bridget meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Celtic
Usage: English, Scottish, Irish, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: \"pronunciation
Meaning: Strength and Power
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Well-Liked and Evergreen unisex name Bridget is originated from Celtic, Bridget means "Strength or Power" is used mainly in English, Swedish, Norwegian, Scottish, Irish, Danish and Finnish. Bridget is a variant of widespread Brigitte. Brigitte is French and German form of Bridget. Also Brigitte is French and German equivalent of Brigitta. Meaning of Brigitte is Sublime and Strength is of Celtic origin. Also Bridget is English equivalent of Brighid. Bridget is celebrated on July 23rd.

Variants of Bridget

Brighid, Brigid, Berek, Brigitte, Brigitta, Bibi, Bretta, Brett, Brigitha, Gitta, Beabea, Beata, Bret, Brit, Brettlee

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Popularity of Bridget

Bridget was among the popular names in United States. Since emerging in 1880 around 89836 babies have been given the moniker. At the peak of its usage in 1973, 2764 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 112nd position. However after 160 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but still dominating the charts. Moreover, the name has been to the top 500 baby names an astounding 79 times Also, a popular name in Ireland with over 8181 new-borns have been given the name since 1964. Recently the moniker is on a rise, in 1967, it ranked 7th when 595 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls. Moreover, the name has been to the top 10 baby names 5 times

Bridget is a familiar baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 500 names. In 1998, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 444 on girl names chart when 67 babies were given the name Bridget. Over 1190 people have been named Bridget in England and Wales. Also, during its short run of just 6 years in Queensland, it had made it to the top 100 names. In 1995, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 83 on girl names chart when 53 babies were given the name Bridget. There are over 288 babies that have been given the name Bridget in Queensland.

Bridget is an uncommon baby name in France, even after 20 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 2000. There are over 129 babies that have been given the name Bridget in France. Bridget is a rare baby name in Belgium where it may not be used now as it was last seen in 2004. However things change on global perspective, Bridget is extremely popular in Nigeria where every 1 in 2000 have the name. Also the baby name is popular in Zambia, Malawi, England, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Cameroon, South Africa, Kenya, Northern Ireland and Australia. At least, 470000 people globally have been given the name as per our research.

YearBoysGirls
RankBirthsRankBirths
2018718394
2017674432
2016594506
2015533581
2014536576
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Bridget in Nordic countries

CountriesMenWomen
First NameSecondary NameFirst NameSecondary Name
Netherlands05513187
Finland00045
Sweden055467
Norway051128
Denmark00340

Numerological analysis of Bridget

Use your mind and position to do great things you will be remembered for. You aren't selfish, so you allow everyone in it. Focus on inner peace, balance, harmony, helping those in need, kindness, and love. Not everyone will be there to help you when you need a hand, just like you are there for everyone. If you had to choose which animal you want to trade your human body with, you would choose a bird?

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  •  Tiernan - Queer unisex name Tiernan means "The Elements Tighearna Meaning Lord" and rooted from Celtic is used in Irish
  •  Pirkitta - Famed Pirkitta is originated from Celtic and Old Norse is used as a girl name is substantially used in Finnish and Swedish. Pirkitta is Finnish form of Birgitta
  •  Aine - The prevalent girl name Aine is majorly used in Irish, Finnish and Swedish. It is rooted from Celtic and Old Irish, Aine means "Fire or The Word Aed with the Meaning Fire"
  •  Erine - Far-out Erine majorly is used in Swedish, French and Norwegian has origin in Celtic and Greek, meaning of Erine is "Peace" is bestowed upon both sexes
  •  Elwenn - Of Celtic origin, Elwenn means "Wealth or Light"
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Namesakes of Bridget

    Bridget of Sweden, mystic and saint
  • Bridget McKeever, field hockey midfielder and defender
  • Bridget Harrison, freelance journalist and Contributing Editor at the Times Magazine
  • Bridget D'Oyly Carte, granddaughter of impresario Richard D'Oyly Carte and the only daughter of Rupert D'Oyly Carte
  • Bridget Monckton, 11th Lady Ruthven of Freeland, between 1965 and 1982
  • Bridget Cracroft-Eley, British secretary, farmer and magistrate
  • Bridget Rice, Irish Fianna Fáil politician
  • Bridget Redmond, Irish Cumann na nGaedheal and Fine Gael politician
  • Bridget Cleary, Irish woman killed by her husband in 1895
  • Bridget Moran, prominent social activist and author
  • Bridget Ogilvie, scientist
  • Bridget Riley, English painter
  • Bridget Fonda, retired American actress
  • Bridget Prentice, British Labour Party politician
  • Bridget Hall, American model
  • Bridget Moynahan, American actress and model
  • Bridget Dowling,
  • Bridget Jones Nelson, American screenwriter and actress for 'Mystery Science Theater 3000'
  • Bridget St John, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • Bridget Bishop, first person executed for witchcraft during the Salem witch trials
  • Bridget Neval, retired Australian/Canadian actress
  • Bridget Hoffman,
  • Bridget Marquardt, American television personality, model
  • Bridget of York, English princess
  • Bridget Kendall, English journalist
  • Bridget Maasland, Dutch VJ, television presenter and producer
  • Bridget Namiotka, American former pair skater
  • Bridget Pastoor, Canadian politician
  • Bridget Wishart, English vocalist, musician and performance artist
  • Bridget Flanery, American actress
  • Bridget Turner, English actress, born in Cleethorpes
  • Bridget Pettis, basketball biography
  • Bridget Ikin in Look Both Ways as Producer
  • Bridget Mary McCormack in Episode dated 20 September 2012 as
  • Bridget Walters in The Babadook as Actress
  • Bridget M. Brown in NightLights as Actress
  • Bridget Colella in Hamill as Costume and Wardrobe Department
  • Bridget O'Neill in Fast & Furious 6 as Make-Up Department
  • Bridgette Foster in Mirror Image as Actress
  • Bridget Johnson in As Good as It Gets as Producer
  • Bridgette Ho in Daddy Day Care as Actress
  • Bridget Carrington in Favorite Standards as
  • Bridget Bendish was an English lady, granddaughter of Oliver Cromwell and daughter of General Ireton.
  • In 2004, Bridget Barkan played the role of Joleen in drama flick Everyday People.
  • In 2016, Bridget Cavaiola portrayed the role of Karen in comedy and crime film Another Bleeding Love Story.
  • In 2009 comedy film, Dumping Lisa, Bridget Burke portrayed Lisa Klinger.

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