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briga

SHORT FORM OF:
brigitta, birgitta, bridget, brighid
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > celtic > insular celtic > goidelic > gaelic
ORIGIN:
celtic  /  gaelic 
NAME ROOT:
brig-o > brígh > Brighid
MEANING:
This name derives from the Celtic “brig-o > brígh”, meaning “exalted one, fire goddess, power, strength, vigor, virtue”. Its popularity, especially in Ireland, is largely related to the popularity of Saint Brigid of Kildare, who was so popular in Ireland she was known as "Mary of the Gael". This saint took on many of the characteristics of the early Celtic goddess Brigid, who was the goddess of agriculture and healing and possibly also of poetry and fire. One of her epithets was "Brigid of the Holy Fire". Bridget of Sweden (1303–1373) (Swedish: den heliga Birgitta or Birgitta Birgersdotter), was a mystic and saint, and founder of the Bridgettines nuns and monks after the death of her husband of twenty years. She was also the mother of Catherine of Vadstena. She is one of the six patron saints of Europe, together with Benedict of Nursia, Saints Cyril and Methodius, Catherine of Siena and Edith Stein.
KEYWORDS:
IRISH MYTHOLOGY / RELIGION (SAINTS)

Usage

  • germangerman
  • irishirish

Related names

VARIANTS
german
bridget, brigitta, brigitte, brigida, birgit, birgitta, bergit, birgith, birgitt, Brigide
irish
bridget, bride, brighid, brigid, brigit
PET & SHORT FORM
german
biddy, gitte, brita, britta, birthe, birte, bibi, berit, beri, Biggi, Briddy, Brigga, Brit
irish
bedelia, breda, brÍd, biddy, bidelia, bridie, Brídín, Brighdín, BRÍGA, Brighe, Brigh, Bree

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
basque
brigita, Birkide, Birxita, Bríxida
breton
Berc'hed
catalan
brÍgida
croatian
brigita
danish
bridget, brigita, birgitte, brigitta, brigitte, brigida, birgit, birgitta, brigit, brigitha, brigitt, begitta, begitte, bergit, bergitta, bergitte, birgete, birgethe, birgita, birgite, birgith, birgithe, birgitt
dutch
brigitta, birgit, birgitta
english
bridget, bridgette, bridgett, Briegitte, Bridgid, Brigidine
estonian
birgit, birgitta
faroese
birgit, birgitta, bergitta, Birita
filipino
Brigilda
finnish
birgitte, brigitta, birgit, birgitta, piritta, brikitta, prikitta, birkitta, pirkitta, pirjetta, pirketti
french
birgitte, brigitte
greek
Brizít, Brinkíta, Brinkítta
greenlandic
birgit, birgethe
hungarian - magyar
brigitta
icelandic
brigitta, brigida, birgit, birgitta, bríet
italian
brigidia, brigitta, brigida, Bridgetta
latin
brigitta
latvian
brigita
lithuanian
brigita
norwegian
bridget, brigita, birgitte, brigitta, brigitte, brigida, birgit, birgitta, brigit, bergit, bergithe, bergitte, berjit, birgith, birgitha, birgithe, birgitt
old danish
birgitta
old norse
brigida
old swedish
birgitta
polish
brygida, BRYGID
portuguese
brÍgida
russian
brigitta
sami - lapps
birgget
scottish
Brighde, Brìghde, Brìde
slovene
brigita, brigida, brigit, brigite, Brižita
spanish
brigidia, brigida, brÍgida
swedish
bridget, brigita, birgitte, brigitta, brigitte, brigida, brygida, birgit, birgitta, bridgette, brigit, bregitte, bridgett, brigette, brigite, brigith, brigitha, brigithe, brigitt, berita, bergit, bergitte, berjit, birgita, birgite, birgith, birgitha, birgithe, birgitt, birgittha, birgitthe, Berget
welsh
ffraid

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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1
Numerological Values:
1

The number 1 is associated with leadership and independence. People with this name-number demonstrate great inner strength and have much potential for financial success and other accomplishments in life. These individuals are believed to make good use of their inborn talents and leadership abilities to influence and lead people.

Chakra Number:
1: The number of the Root Chakra "Muladhara"

The first of the seven energy centers, Muladhara is also the most dense of them all. The main color of this chakra is red which is also the most dense color of all. Learn about the meaning of red chakra color and discover the less known second color found at the centre of muladhara.

Color meaning:

The color red is a warm and positive color associated with our most physical needs and our will to survive. It exudes a strong and powerful masculine energy. Red is energizing. It excites the emotions and motivates us to take action. It signifies a pioneering spirit and leadership qualities, promoting ambition and determination. It is also strong-willed and can give confidence to those who are shy or lacking in will power.

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