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

Birgit Origin and Meaning

The name Birgit is a girl's name of Scandinavian, Norwegian origin meaning "strength".

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.

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