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Gender: Male Meaning of Bridger: "lives near the bridge" Origin of Bridger: English Bridger's Popularity in 2017: #944

The name Bridger is a boy's name of English origin meaning "lives near the bridge". Bridger is ranked #944 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like English Word Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "DROP 2 ADD 1 BOY Namessss".

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A recent addition to the Most Popular list, Bridger has the trendy two-syllables and 'er' ending, and a historical reference to Jim Bridger, a foremost nineteenth-century frontiersman, explorer, trapper, scout, and teller of tall tales.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

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Famous People Named Bridger

Bridger Zadina, American actor
Bridger Winegar, American writer/actor
Bridger Matthew Palmer, American actor; twin brother Brecken Palmer

Pop Culture References for the name Bridger

Ezra Bridger, character from the television show "Star Wars Rebels"