Gender: Female Meaning of Brigit: "strength or exalted one" Origin of Brigit: Anglicized variation of Gaelic Brighid

Brigit Origin and Meaning

Variation of Bridget

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BrigitKelly Says:


I love having the name Brigit with this spelling because it's the goddess spelling before the takeover of Christianity in Ireland.

Niamh Says:


Brigit is the Old Irish spelling of the name Brigid/Brighid/Bridget. This spelling was more common to use when referring to the Irish goddess, while the Brigid spelling was the common spelling for St. Brigid.