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Gender: F Meaning of Birgit: "strength" Origin of Birgit: Scandinavian variation of Brighid

Birgit is pronounced with a hard 'g' and is one of the many international versions of the Irish Bridget. Birgit Nilsson was a celebrated Swedish operatic soprano.

Famous People Named Birgit

(Märta) Birgit Nilsson, Swedish operatic soprano
Birgit "Gitte" Kroencke, Danish model, wife of actor Christopher Lee
Birgit Annalisa Rusanen, birth name of Norwegian-American actress Marta Kristen
Birgit Meineke, German swimmer
Birgit Fischer, German Olympic kayaker
Birgit Michels, German Olympic badminton player

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