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

Bride Origin and Meaning

The name Bride is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "strength or exalted one".

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


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??