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Brighid Meaning


What does Brighid mean?

The name Brighid is of Gaelic and Irish origin.

The meaning of Brighid is "exalted one".

Brighid is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Bri-ghid.

The Given Name Brighid

Memorable and simple, it is a name considered by many parents.

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Although unique, your little elegant Brighid, is sure to make it a memorable one.

Brighid falls into the Gaelic myth name category.

Brighid Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 9,205 in baby name popularity for girls with 11 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 14,400 in baby name popularity for girls with 6 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Brighid Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Brighid has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Brighid to other names.

Brighid Related Names

Variants of the name Brighid include Brigid.

The names Birgit, Bridget, Bridie, Bridin, Brigida, Brigita, Brigitta, Brigitte, Brygida, Ffraid, Pirjo, Pirkko are all forms of Brighid.

Brighid has the diminutive (nickname) Brid.

Famous Brighids

    Brighid Numerology

    Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Brighid.

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    Brighid Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name Brighid in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Brighid.

    Just for fun, see the name Brighid in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

    Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Brighid in Nautical Flags page.