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First Name
8k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010

Brigitte

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6k Brigid (Irish)
6k Brigette (French)
1k Brigit (Scandinavian)
477 Brighid (Irish)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1946 5 5 0
1948 11 11 0
1949 9 9 0
1950 7 7 0
1951 6 6 0
1952 11 11 0
1953 22 22 0
1954 15 15 0
1955 18 18 0
1956 30 30 0
1957 33 33 0
1958 168 168 0
1959 281 281 0
1960 314 314 0
1961 278 278 0
1962 268 268 0
1963 219 219 0
1964 220 220 0
1965 288 288 0
1966 283 283 0
1967 228 228 0
1968 204 204 0
1969 224 224 0
1970 189 189 0
1971 171 171 0
1972 154 154 0
1973 153 153 0
1974 117 117 0
1975 99 99 0
1976 136 136 0
1977 123 123 0
1978 81 81 0
1979 94 94 0
1980 114 114 0
1981 114 114 0
1982 112 112 0
1983 120 120 0
1984 100 100 0
1985 158 158 0
1986 146 146 0
1987 162 162 0
1988 172 172 0
1989 182 182 0
1990 160 160 0
1991 130 130 0
1992 162 162 0
1993 157 157 0
1994 159 159 0
1995 131 131 0
1996 122 122 0
1997 112 112 0
1998 91 91 0
1999 79 79 0
2000 77 77 0
2001 83 83 0
2002 101 101 0
2003 103 103 0
2004 81 81 0
2005 78 78 0
2006 106 106 0
2007 54 54 0
2008 51 51 0
2009 60 60 0
2010 53 53 0
2011 58 58 0
2012 96 96 0
2013 85 85 0
2014 140 140 0
2015 130 130 0

Fun Facts about the name Brigitte

  • How many people with the first name Brigitte have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,498 babies born with the first name Brigitte in the United States. That's more than enough people named Brigitte to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Brigitte? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1946 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Brigitte first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Brigitte is Saturday, October 19th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Brigitte born? The highest recorded use of the first name Brigitte was in 1960 with a total of 314 babies.
  • Random Brigitte Factoid: According to the 1971 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Brigitte is not a popular baby girl's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 1971.
  • Weird things about the name Brigitte: Your name in reverse order is Ettigirb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tiibgter. How do you pronounce that?
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Common last names for Brigitte

  • Smith
  • Brown

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Brigitte" mean? The list below shows the origins of Brigitte as well as things modernly associated with the name Brigitte such as celebrities named Brigitte.

French

Origin and Meaning of Brigitte

The name "Brigitte" is of French origin, and it means "Exalted, lofty". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Brigitte Bardot

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

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Brigitte Nielsen

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

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Brigitte Lin

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

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Brigitte Helm

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

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Brigitte Fossey

Brigitte was born in 1946.

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Brigitte Hamers

Brigitte was born in 1969.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Brigitte

Brigitte Abrishami
Brigitte Bardot Age
Brigitte Bardot Height
Brigitte Madrian
Brigitte Gabriel
Brigitte Sherman

What does the name Brigitte mean?

Bis for beacon, you extend your friendly hand.

Ris for rock star, let it out!

Iis for ideas, that you bring to life.

Gis for gem, the jewel you are.

Iis for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

Tis for talent, hidden or not.

Tis for tender, loving nature.

Eis for early, promptness is a virtue

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