Name: Brigitte

Origin and Meaning of the Name Brigitte

  • Meaning:
    Strength
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  • Meaning:
    Strength
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Strength
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (bri ZHEET)
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Miscellaneous Info for Brigitte

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  • Used in:
    English, French and German speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    This name may also mean "exalted one"

    Pre-Christian Irish mythology refers to Bríghid as the goddess of poetry and wisdom. She was the daughter of the god Dagda.

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