Name: Bríghid

Origin and Meaning of the Name Bríghid

  • Meaning:
    The exalted one
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (breed)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Bríghid)
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Miscellaneous Info for Bríghid

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  • Used in:
    English and Gaelic speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Bríd was the name of a Celtic fire goddess. St Brighid or Bridget of Kildare was a 5th century saint, who formed the monastery at Kildare. Many of the qualities associated with Bríd have since become associated with her.

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