Bridget Name Meaning and Origin

Bridget is a Girl name. The name is originated from ‘Gaelic’ origin. The baby name Bridget means “Powerful”.

 

Bridget Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Gaelic”

 

Gender:

Bridget is a Girl name.

 

Pronunciation:

The pronunciation of the name is: “BRIJ + at”

 

Bridget Name Meaning:

Bridget originates in Irish language and means “powerful, strong”. Bridget was the name of several saints, as well as a goddess in Celtic mythology. The name was popularized by the character Bridget Jones, in the novel and subsequent film Bridget Jones’s Diary, starring Renee Zellweger. Until today, it is mainly popular in Ireland, in the United States its usage declines.

 

Religion:

It is a baby name.

 

Syllable:

N/A

 

Variations or similar name:

Biddy, Bridgitte, Bree, Bridey, Bidu, Bridgie, Brigit, Bridgit, Brie, Bridie, Brigita

 

Famous people with this name:

Saint Bridget of Sweden, 14th century mystic ;

Bridget Cromwell Ireton, Oliver Cromwell’s favourite daughter, wife of Major-General Henry Ireton;

Bridget Jane Fonda, American actress;

Bridget Hall, American supermodel;

Bridget Christina Marquardt, American model and reality TV star;

(Kathryn) Bridget Moynahan, American actress and model;

Bridget Catherine Regan, American actress;

Bridget Elizabeth Sloan, American gymnast;

Bridget Malcolm, Australian model;

Bridget Monroe Pope (b. 2014), daughter of TV personality Rosie Pope;

 

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