Bridger

First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
2k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bridger

"Bridger" is a name of English origin, and it means "Dweller by the bridge". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Bridger

Bridger was born on July 29th, 1994.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Bridger

Jim Bridger was a frontier and frontiersman. Jim was given the name James Felix Bridger on March 17th, 1804 in Richmond, Virginia. He breathed his last breath on July 17th, 1881.

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Nathan Hale Bridger is a commanding officer in the navy, commanding officer, and navy.

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Lewis was born on November 4th, 1989 in Hastings.

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Bobby was born on March 14th, 1945.

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Tommy Bridger is a formula one racer.

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Irene Bridger is a celtic music and southern gospel singing. Irene was born in Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

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How popular is the baby name Bridger in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1974 5 0 5
1977 10 0 10
1978 14 0 14
1979 11 0 11
1980 10 0 10
1981 15 0 15
1982 12 0 12
1983 16 0 16
1984 15 0 15
1985 13 0 13
1986 19 0 19
1987 20 0 20
1988 15 0 15
1989 18 0 18
1990 32 0 32
1991 21 0 21
1992 40 0 40
1993 36 0 36
1994 58 0 58
1995 74 0 74
1996 93 0 93
1997 115 0 115
1998 108 0 108
1999 142 0 142
2000 144 0 144
2001 153 0 153
2002 149 0 149
2003 161 0 161
2004 158 0 158
2005 168 0 168
2006 167 0 167
2007 181 0 181
2008 205 0 205
2009 242 0 242
2010 219 0 219
2011 207 0 207
2012 216 0 216
2013 229 0 229
2014 211 0 211
2015 203 5 198
2016 259 0 259

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Popularity of Bridger as a first name

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Popularity of Bridger as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bridger U.S.
  White 92.21% 64.26%
  African American 2.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.71% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.77% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.59% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.01% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bridger

People with the last name Bridger are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Bridger

  • How Popular is the name Bridger? Bridger is the 4,172nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Bridger was the 16,839th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Bridger have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,184 babies born with the first name Bridger in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bridger to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bridger? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Bridger first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bridger is Saturday, December 6th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Bridger born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bridger was in 2016 with a total of 259 babies.
  • Random Bridger Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Bridger ranks 94th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 25 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Bridger: Your name in reverse order is Regdirb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gerrdib. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bridger? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,695 people with the last name Bridger.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bridger? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bridger as their last name since less than 1 person in 175k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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