"lives near the bridge"

Bridger Origin and Meaning

The name Bridger is a boy's name of English origin meaning "lives near the bridge".

A recent addition to the Most Popular list, Bridger has the trendy two-syllables and 'er' ending, and a historical reference to Jim Bridger, a foremost nineteenth-century frontiersman, explorer, trapper, scout, and teller of tall tales.

Bridger might be a nice name for a baby whose heritage bridges two cultures.

# 751 in the US

Bridger Rank in US Top 1000

# 1000 on Nameberry

Bridger Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Bridger Popularity

Famous People Named Bridger

  • Bridger ZadinaAmerican actor
  • Bridger WinegarAmerican writer/actor
  • Bridger Matthew PalmerAmerican actor; twin brother Brecken Palmer

Bridger in Pop Culture

  • Ezra Bridgercharacter from the television show "Star Wars Rebels"