a feminine name: equiv. Ger. & Fr. Brigitte
Origin of BridgetIrish Brighid, literally , strong, lofty from Indo-European base an unverified form bhere?h-, high from source barrow
- ( 452?-523?); Ir. abbess: a patron saint of Ireland: her day is Feb. 1
- (1302?-73); Swed. nun: founder of the order of Bri(d)gittines: her day is July 23
- A female given name.