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Gender: Female Pronunciation: BREE-da Meaning of Bride: "strength or exalted one" Origin of Bride: Irish

The name Bride is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "strength or exalted one". Bride and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Strong, Brave or Powerful and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Your Own Family, Choose Their Family".

From the experts:

Technically a pet form of Brigid and very commonly heard in Ireland, but pronunciation problems complicate Bride as a name choice in America.

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Pop Culture References for the name Bride

Brídín, Breeda, Bridie

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Ella Says:


Here comes the bride...

saoirse123 Says:


Clearly this is just a case of using a user-friendly spelling

AllieCat718 Says:


Pretty pronunciation and nice meaning, but there's no way I would use this spelling in America.

yvonne_virginia Says:


If it was spelled Brida or Breda, maybe there wouldn't be trouble in America??