Brigit

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Female Female Name

Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish

Origin and Meaning

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

2) Short form of Brigitte [6]

Related Names

See Brigitta

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&
Denmark Denmark[7]
11 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
3 8 0 0
Norway Norway[9]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
n.a. 4 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 Brigit.

Sources: [8] [7] [9] [10]

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. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi