The name Bridger is a boy's name of English origin meaning "lives near the bridge". Bridger is ranked #859 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like English Word Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".
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A recent addition to the Most Popular list, Bridger has the trendy two-syllables and 'er' ending, and a historical reference to Jim Bridger, a foremost nineteenth-century frontiersman, explorer, trapper, scout, and teller of tall tales.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.