Origin and Meaning of the Name Birgit
Miscellaneous Info for Birgit
Used in:Swedish speaking countries
Additional Info:St Birgit or Bridget of Sweden was a 14th century Swedish princess. She made various pilgrimages to Compostela, Palestine and Rome, and built a monastery for nuns later known as the Bridgettines. She was made one of the patron saints of Europe by Pope John Paul II.
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