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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #2668 most popular

Similar Names
6k Brigid (Irish)
6k Brigette (French)
1k Brigit (Scandinavian)
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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 bloom, your glow of life.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

G is for grand, the life you will live.

I is for interest, you show in others.

T is for teacher, you truly are.

T is for time, you give to friends.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

Your name in reverse order is "Ettigirb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Bitgerti". 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.

How popular is the name "Brigitte" in the U.S.?


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 1969 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Brigitte" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 22 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1969. Across the entire United States a total of only 224 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Brigitte

Brigitte Bardot

Brigitte Bardot is an actress, model, singer, and animal rights activist with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1952 to 1973. Brigitte was born in 1934 as Brigitte Anne-Marie Bardot in Paris, France.


Brigitte Nielsen

Brigitte was born in 1963 as Gitte Nielsen in Rodovre, Copenhagen, Denmark.


Brigitte Fossey

Brigitte was born in 1946.


Brigitte Lin

Brigitte Lin is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1 to present. Brigitte was born in 1954 in Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.


Brigitte Helm

Brigitte Helm is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1927 to 1978. Brigitte was born in 1908 as Brigitte Eva Gisela Schittenhelm in Berlin, Germany.


Brigitte Hamers

Brigitte was born in 1969.


Past life for Brigitte born Apr 18, 1973

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 Siberia approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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