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]

2) Celtic brigh = 'strength', 'force' [9] (less certain)

Related Names

Bregitte
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Bridget
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Bridgett
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Bridgette
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Brigette
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Brigida
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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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Danish Swedish
Brigithe
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Brigitt
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Brigitta
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Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Brigitte
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Brikitta
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Brygida
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Prikitta
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For more variant forms see also Bibi Biggi Billa Birgitta Britta Gitta

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 [10]

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[11]
102 213 0 1
Denmark Denmark[12]
87 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[13]
26 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[14]
n.a. 124 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: [11] [12] [13] [14]

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. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  10. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  11. 11.0 11.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. 13.0 13.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  14. 14.0 14.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi