Brigit

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Female Female Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Younger Celtic form of Brighid [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

2) Short form of Brigitte [7] [6]

Related Names

See Brigitta

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Brigitarson Iceland

Female

Brigitardóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Brigit
Genitive: Brigits
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Brigit
Accusative: Brigiti
Dative: Brigiti
Genitive: Brigitar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Brigit
Genitive: Brigits
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Brigit
Genitive: Brigits

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&
Denmark Denmark[8]
9
n.a.
9
n.a.
0
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
3 9 3 9 0 0
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
4
n.a.
4 0 0
Norway Norway[11]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[12]
0 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[13]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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 Brigit.


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. Elof Hellquist: Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1922)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  7. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  13. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/