Brigitte

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

French and German form of Brigitta [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Brigitta

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Brigitte
Genitive: Brigittes
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Brigitte
Genitive: Brigitten
Partitive: Brigitteä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Brigitte
Genitive: Brigittes
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Brigitte
Genitive: Brigittes

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

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&
Sweden Sweden[6]
424 894 424 894 0 0
Denmark Denmark[7]
338
n.a.
338
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
160
n.a.
160
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
236
n.a.
236 0 0
Iceland Iceland[10]
7 11
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[11]
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 Brigitte.


References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  5. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  6. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/