Usage: Brigid, of Gaelic origin, is a popular first name. It is more often used as a girl (female) name.
People having the name Brigid are in general originating from Ireland, United Kingdom, United States of America.
For another variant of the name Brigid across the world, see Brigitte.
The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 4.
The name Brigid is ranked on the 5,883rd position of the most used names. It means that this name is commonly used.
We estimate that there are at least 49900 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.001% of the population.
The name Brigid has six characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Brigid for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
History and Origin
- This article refers to the Pagan Goddess Brigid. For the Catholic/Orthodox Saint of that name, see Saint Brigid.
In Celtic religion and Irish mythology, Brigit, Brigid or Brighid (exalted one) is the daughter of the Dagda and one of the Tuatha Dé Danann. She was the wife of Bres of the Fomorians, with whom she had a son, Ruadán.
She had two sisters, also named Brighid, and is considered a classic Celtic Triple deity.
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