Bridget: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Bridget

An Anglicized version of the Gaelic name Brighid, meaning "strength." So don't be surprised if your teeny-tiny Bridget packs a serious punch ... she's just living up to her name meaning.

Nicknames:

Bridge, Bridgie, Brid.

Famous people named Bridget:

Models Bridget Marquardt, Bridget Moynahan, Bridget Hall, and Bridget Malcolm; actresses Bridget Regan and Bridget Fonda; gymnast Bridget Sloan.

Fun fact:

In the early 20th century, a "Bridget" was a derogatory term for an Irish maid.

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