Brigid

Colors Related to this Name: Blue, Gray

Qualities Related to this Name: Pratical, Dependable

Popularity: This is a popular name in the US. Ranking #2429 in 2013 and #2181 in 2014.

Famous People

Brigid Brannagh (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Brigid Bazlen (Movie Actress,TV Actress)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From Irish Briġid, from Old Irish Brigit. Ultimately, probably from Proto-Celtic *Brigantī ‎(“high, exalted”).

Meaning(s):

-Brigid of Kildare (c.451-521), an Irish saint partly confused with the goddess.

-(Irish mythology) The goddess of the Sacred Flame of Kildare and the patron goddess of the Druids. Daughter of Dagda of the Tuatha Dé Danann.

-( female name -comes from the Irish language-) sometimes borrowed from Irish. English form: Bridget.