"lives near the bridge"

Bridger Origin and Meaning

The name Bridger is both a boy's name and a girl's name meaning "lives near the bridge".
Bridger follows one of the recent trendy name formulas: a brisk first syllable + -er ending + history as a surname. It recently broke through the top 1000 on the boys side, but Bridger remains a rarity for girls. The similarity to familiar feminine name Bridget makes it viable for a daughter.

Bridger could work as a name for a baby whose heritage bridges multiple cultures.