Birgithe

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Female Female Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Creative spelling of Birgitte [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See Birgitta

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Birgithe
Genitive: Birgithes
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Birgithe
Genitive: Birgithes
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Birgithe
Genitive: Birgithes

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Denmark: appears in the baptism registers of Skast herred (Næsbjerg, Øse, Fåborg, Grimstrup, Årre) in the period 1756-1760 [4]

Strongest Period of Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Greenland Greenland[5]
72 269
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[6]
108
n.a.
108
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
63
n.a.
63
n.a.
0
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
5 15 5 15 0 0
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
3
n.a.
3 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Birgithe.


References

  1. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  3. The Greenland Language Secretariat Oqaasileriffik http://www.oqaasileriffik.gl/kl
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Sydvestjysk navneskik gennem 300 år (1965)
  5. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi