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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 beauty, that comes from within.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

I is for impress, for impress you will.

G is for gem, the jewel you are.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

T is for treat, that you always are.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

Your name in reverse order is "Ettigirb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Egtbtiir". How do you pronounce that?

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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 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Brigitte" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 11 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1976. Across the entire United States a total of only 136 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 midwest? 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 Oct 14, 1968

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 Southern Africa approximately on 725. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.