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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Briget

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  1. A user from Florida, U.S. says the name Briget means "Exalted one".
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Notable Persons Named Briget

Notable Persons Named Briget

Briget Paget

Briget Paget was an editor. She was most active from 1638 to present. Briget was given the name Briget Masterson in 1570 in Nantwich. She left this life in 1647.


Fun Facts about the name Briget

  • How Popular is the name Briget? Briget is the 16,811th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Briget have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 500 babies born with the first name Briget in the United States. That's more than enough people named Briget 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 Briget? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Briget first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Briget is Monday, October 27th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Briget born? The highest recorded use of the first name Briget was in 1974 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Random Briget Factoid: According to the 1973 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Briget is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name in 1973.
  • Weird things about the name Briget: The name spelled backwards is Tegirb. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Irtgbe. How do you pronounce that?
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