Origin: Irish Gaelic

Meaning: “Exalted one”

Best Nicknames:
Biddie, Biddy, Birdie, Bridee, Bridey, Bridie,
Bridy, Britt, Britta, Britte, Brydie, Gitte

Variations and Sound Alikes:
Birget, Birgit, Birgitta, Birgitte, Bridgete, Bridgett, Bridgette,
Bridgid, Bridgit, Bridgitte, Bridgot, Briget, Brigett, Brigette,
Brighid, Brigid, Brigit, Brigitt, Brigitte, Brydget, Brydgit,
Brydgitte, Bryget, Brygette, Brygid, Brygit, Brygitte

Bridget TV and Movie Quotes:
“That’s not a sand piper, Bridget, it’s a snowy plover.”
Bridget Jones Diary (2001)
“And don’t tell Bridget this, but I’m really scared.”
8 Simple Rules: Finale Part Un (2004)

Famous people named Bridget or its variations

1. Bridget Moynahan (b. 1971), American model, actress
born Kathryn Bridget Moynahan
2. Bridget Jane Fonda (b. 1964), American actress
3. Bridget Allchin (b. 1927), English archaeologist

Bridget Middle Names
Bridget Christine
Bridget Elaine
Bridget Fallon
Bridget Robin
Bridget Tara

Leave a comment below.

  1. Bridget says:

    my friends call me bridge or bridgey

  2. Lucinda says:

    My Great-Great Aunt Bridget went by ‘Ciss’

  3. Sherrie says:

    My Senegal parrot chirps “brijie” brijie” all day, so I named her Brijie.
    I was curious to who had this (nick) name. Brijie Brijie Brijie Brijie

  4. brijo says:


  5. BRIDGETTE says:

    i want brish names

  6. BRIDGETTE says:


  7. Bridget says:

    Gidget, Gidgett, Giget, Gigett, Gigget, Giggett,

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