Bridget, Brit

What does the name Bridget mean?

What does the name Bridget mean?

Bridget or Brigid is a Celtic/Irish female name that means "power, strength, energy, and virtue."

The alternative meaning of the name is the "exalted one". The popularity, especially in Ireland, is largely related to Saint Brigid. It was popular in Ireland and she was generally known as "Mary of Gael." Brigid was the goddess connected with agriculture and healing and also of poems and fire.

What does the name Bridget mean?

One of her epithets was "Brigid, the Holy Fire". In the Irish language, the name is spelt Brighid, or Bríd is pronounced "breed" or perhaps "breej". The Irish women were called Biddie or perhaps Biddy by their employers even if it wasn't his or her real first name. It has been recently used in the US throughout the 20th century. The name has been most in-demand in the 1970s when it ranked the 153rd most popular name for women. In 2006, it was the 349th most in-demand female given name in the US. In 2007 the name fell to 357th position.

What are the key facts about the name Bridget?

  • Origin: Irish
  • Quick Meaning: Strong
  • Number of letters: 7, Those 7 letters total to 38; 4, Those 4 letters total to 22
  • Gender: Girl
  • Irish: Female Derived from the Irish name Brighid, meaning 'the high one' or 'strength.'
  • Legend: Brighid was a mythological Celtic goddess of fire and poetry. This name has been used regularly in the British Isles since the 17th century.'Strength.
  • Celtic: Female Strong.

What is the spiritual meaning of Bridget?

Living in the positive can make you a real visionary and see the bigger picture. However, to realize your dreams, you must be grounded, balanced, and confident at all times. The universe will support you if you have the courage, self-confidence, motivation, and determination to reach your goals.

Positive traits of Bridget

  • Independent
  • Intuitive
  • Analytical
  • Intellectual
  • Deep
  • Insightful

Negative traits of Bridget

  • Maintains peace
  • Protects herself from criticism
  • Aggression
  • Rejection, and judgment

By Florance Saul
Sep 20, 2012