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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Bridie mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Bridie

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Australia says the name Bridie means "strong. (Mentally)" and is of Irish origin.
  2. According to a user from Australia, the name Bridie is of Irish origin and means "Strength".
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Perhaps bride +‎ -ie, from being traditionally served at weddings; perhaps from Bridie, a maker's surname.

  1. A Scottish meat pastry, similar to a Cornish pasty.

Notable Persons Named Bridie

Notable Persons Named Bridie

Bridie Carter

Bridie Carter is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1976. Bridie was born on December 18th, 1970 in Melbourne.


SOAK is an indie folk and dream pop musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2013 to present. SOAK was given the name Bridie Monds-Watson on July 12th, 1996 in Derry.

Bridie Gallagher

Bridie Gallagher was a singer-songwriter. She was most prominent from 1956 to 2000. Bridie was given the name Bridget Gallagher on September 7th, 1924 in Creeslough, County Donegal, Ireland. Bridie is also known as The Girl from Donegal". She left this life on January 9th, 2012.

Bridie Kean

Bridie was born on February 27th, 1987 in Parkdale, Victoria.

Bridie O'Donnell

Bridie was born on April 29th, 1974 in Australia.

Bridie McGarry

Her ongoing career started in 1972. Bridie was born in Kilkenny.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Bridie

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bridie

David Bridie

David Bridie is a folk music musician.

James Bridie

James was born on September 19th, 1857 in Greenock. He left this life in 1893.


Fun Facts about the name Bridie

  • How Popular is the name Bridie? Bridie is the 21,088th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Bridie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 338 babies born with the first name Bridie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bridie to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bridie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1909 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Bridie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bridie is Tuesday, February 2nd, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Bridie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bridie was in 1918 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Random Bridie Factoid: According to the 1930 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Bridie is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name in 1930.
  • Weird things about the name Bridie: The name spelled backwards is Eidirb. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Irdeib. How do you pronounce that?
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