Birgitta

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Faroe Islands Faroese
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

Nordic variant form of Brigitta [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Related Names

Bíkíta Greenlandic
Birga
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Norwegian Swedish
Birgete
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Danish
Birgethe
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Danish Greenlandic
Birgget
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Sami
Birghitta Old Swedish
Birgit
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Birgita
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Danish Swedish
Birgite
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Danish Swedish
Birgith
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Birgitha
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Danish Swedish
Birgithe
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Danish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Birgitt
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Birgitta
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Birgitte
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Birgittha
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Swedish
Birgitthe
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Swedish
Birkitta
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Finish
Byrghita
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Píkíta
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Pikite
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Pikiti
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Pikkitta
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Greenlandic

See also Bereta, Bergitte, Berita, Berta, Bibi, Biggi, Birte, Bitte, Byrita, Gitta, Pirjetta, Pirkitta, Pirre

For male forms see Birgiton

Combinations

For combinations see BIRG (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Birgitta
Genitive: Birgittas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Birgitta
Accusative: Birgittu
Dative: Birgittu
Genitive: Birgittu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Birgitta
Genitive: Birgitan
Partitive: Birgittaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Birgitta
Accusative: Birgittu
Dative: Birgittu
Genitive: Birgittu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Birgitta
Genitive: Birgittas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Birgitta
Genitive: Birgittas

Name Days

Finland Finland

7 October

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

7 October

Sweden Sweden

7 October

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Birgitta Birgersdotter, Swedish Saint (1303 - 1373)
  • Birgitta (Birgitta Ingeborg Alice), Prinsessa av Sverige och Hohenzollern (princess of Sweden and Hohenzollern, born 19 January 1937)

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[10]
39934 169505 0 0
Denmark Denmark[11]
293 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[12]
243 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[13]
n.a. 18287 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.

 

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Birgitta(f) Sources: [14]

Sources: [10] [11] [12] [13]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  8. Elof Hellquist: Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1922)
  9. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. 13.0 13.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. details see Name Statistic tables