Bridget
Origin/Usage
Irish
Pronunciation
BRIJ-ət
Meaning
Powerful, strong
More info about the name "Bridget"

Bridget originates in Irish language and means "powerful, strong". Bridget was the name of several saints, as well as a goddess in Celtic mythology. Until today, it is mainly popular in Ireland, in the United States its usage declines. The name was popularized by the character Bridget Jones, in the novel and subsequent film Bridget Jones's Diary, starring Renee Zellweger.

Popularity of the Name Bridget
Also Spelled Like...

Bridhid, Brid, Brigid, Bridgette, Brigit, Biddy, Bedelia, Brigita, Brigitte, Brigida, Berit, Birgitta, Piritta

Famous Bridgets

Bridget Fonda - actress
Bridget Hall - model
Bridget McKenna - writer
Bridget Moynahan - actress
Bridget Riley - British artist

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