Brigitta

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

Nordic form of the Celtic name Brighid

1) Celtic briganti / brig = 'high', 'mighty', 'exalted' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9]

2) Celtic brigh = 'strength', 'force' [10] (less certain)

Related Names

Bregitte
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Bridget
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Bridgett
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Bridgette
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Brigette
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Brigget Icelandic
Brigida
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Brígiða Old Norse
Brigit
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Brigita
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Brigite
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Swedish
Brigith
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Brigitha
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Brigithe
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Swedish
Brigitt
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Danish Swedish
Brigitta
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Brigitte
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Brikitta
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Brygida
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Prikitta
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Finish

For more variant forms see also Bibi Biggi Billa Birgitta Britta Gitta

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Brigittuson Iceland

Female

Brigittudóttir Iceland

Combinations

For combinations see BRITT and BIRG (name elements)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Brigitta
Genitive: Brigittas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Brigitta
Genitive: Brigitan
Partitive: Brigittaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Brigitta
Accusative: Brigittu
Dative: Brigittu
Genitive: Brigittu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Brigitta
Genitive: Brigittas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Brigitta
Genitive: Brigittas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Iceland: Officially accepted as a given name on 18 December 2001 [11]

Strongest Period of Usage

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[12]
107 222 0 1
Denmark Denmark[13]
94 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[14]
30 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[15]
2 2 0 0
Finland Finland[16]
n.a. 133 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 Brigitta.

Sources: [12] [13] [14] [16]

References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  4. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)
  5. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  8. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  9. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  10. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  11. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  13. 13.0 13.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  14. 14.0 14.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  15. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  16. 16.0 16.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi