in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: French
- Meaning: Exalted, lofty
- #2668 All Time
How popular is the name "Brigitte" in the U.S.?
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Want to know about the populiarty of Brigitte? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,369 babies born with the name Brigitte in the United States. That's more than enough Brigittes to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1946 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Brigitte" was in 1960 with a total of 314 babies.
According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Brigitte" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 12 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1998. Across the entire United States a total of only 91 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.
What does the name "Brigitte" mean?
Brigitte (French): Exalted, lofty
The name "Brigitte" is of French origin and it means "Exalted, lofty". It's a name commonly given to girls.
B is for befriend, it is so easy for you.
R is for righteous, you know when you're right.
I is for ignite, the fire in you!
G is for giggle, a laugh never hurts!
I is for ideals, no higher!
T is for tried, tried and true you.
T is for touching, the way you show you are.
E is for expressive, not one to hold within.
Your name in reverse order is "Ettigirb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Riitebtg". How do you pronounce that?
Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
Where is the name Brigitte popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Brigitte in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!
Celebrities named Brigitte
Brigitte was born in 1946.
Brigitte was born in 1969.
Past life for Brigitte born Dec 5, 1988
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central England approximately on 400. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.
You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.
Name poster for Brigitte
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