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

The name Birgit is a girl's name of Scandinavian, Norwegian origin meaning "strength". Birgit and is often added to lists like Olympic Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rank These Names! (themed)".

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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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