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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bridgett

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Alt. Meaning

B is for beacon, you extend your friendly hand.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

I is for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

G is for gem, the jewel you are.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

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

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

Notable Persons Named Bridgett

Bridgett Riley is a boxer. Bridgett was born on May 13th, 1973 in Oakville, Missouri.

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Bridgett was born in 1985.

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Bridgett Kern is a contemporary worship music, urban contemporary gospel, and traditional black gospel singing and songwriter. She plays Singer-songwriter and Vocals. Her career lasted from 2002 to 2002. Bridgett was given the name Bridgette Karen Overstreet on September 7th, 1969 in Phoenix, Arizona. Bridgett is also known as Bridgett Kern and Bridgette Karen Overstreet Kern.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Bridgett

Arthur Bridgett was a soccer player for the Stoke City F.C., Sunderland A.F.C., Port Vale F.C., and England national football team. Arthur was born on October 11th, 1882 in Forsbrook, England. He left this life on July 26th, 1954.

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Thomas was born on January 20th, 1829. He breathed his last breath in 1899.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1942 5 5 0
1945 9 9 0
1946 14 14 0
1947 11 11 0
1948 9 9 0
1949 13 13 0
1950 15 15 0
1951 13 13 0
1952 35 35 0
1953 43 43 0
1954 62 62 0
1955 61 61 0
1956 64 64 0
1957 68 68 0
1958 93 93 0
1959 159 159 0
1960 205 205 0
1961 241 241 0
1962 273 273 0
1963 288 288 0
1964 316 316 0
1965 332 332 0
1966 331 331 0
1967 323 323 0
1968 320 320 0
1969 374 374 0
1970 482 482 0
1971 381 381 0
1972 370 370 0
1973 445 445 0
1974 358 358 0
1975 411 411 0
1976 317 317 0
1977 316 316 0
1978 283 283 0
1979 314 314 0
1980 323 323 0
1981 322 322 0
1982 311 311 0
1983 267 267 0
1984 277 277 0
1985 274 274 0
1986 251 251 0
1987 224 224 0
1988 225 225 0
1989 237 237 0
1990 234 234 0
1991 209 209 0
1992 185 185 0
1993 235 235 0
1994 224 224 0
1995 171 171 0
1996 151 151 0
1997 151 151 0
1998 130 130 0
1999 135 135 0
2000 109 109 0
2001 90 90 0
2002 72 72 0
2003 82 82 0
2004 74 74 0
2005 77 77 0
2006 78 78 0
2007 70 70 0
2008 64 64 0
2009 57 57 0
2010 51 51 0
2011 60 60 0
2012 49 49 0
2013 44 44 0
2014 35 35 0
2015 43 43 0
2016 24 24 0
2017 35 35 0

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Popularity of Bridgett as a first name

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Popularity of Bridgett as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bridgett U.S.
  White 37.53% 64.26%
  African American 57.81% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.15% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.52% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bridgett

People with the last name Bridgett are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Bridgett

  • How Popular is the name Bridgett? Bridgett is the 2,165th most popular name of all time. As a last name Bridgett was the 27,950th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Bridgett have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13,004 babies born with the first name Bridgett in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bridgett to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bridgett? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1942 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Bridgett first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bridgett is Thursday, June 29th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Bridgett born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bridgett was in 1970 with a total of 482 babies.
  • Random Bridgett Factoid: According to the 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Bridgett is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 14 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1982.
  • Weird things about the name Bridgett: Your name in reverse order is Ttegdirb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dgerbitt. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bridgett? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 858 people with the last name Bridgett.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bridgett? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bridgett as their last name since less than 1 person in 345k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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