[ 2 syll. bri-gid, br-ig-id ] The baby girl name Brigid is pronounced BRIYJH-ihD †. Brigid is of Celtic origin, and it is used mainly in the English, Irish, and Scottish languages. Brigid is a variation of Bridget (English, Irish, and Scottish).
Brigid is rare as a baby name for girls. At the peak of its usage in 1965, 0.006% of baby girls were given the name Brigid. It ranked at #949 then. The baby name has since fallen in popularity, and is currently of only very modest use. Out of the group of girl names directly linked to Brigid, Bridget was the most frequently used in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Brigid include Beret, Berget, Bergette, Bergit, Bergitte, Biret, Birget, Birgid, Birgit, Birgitt, Birgitte, Birkide, Bradee, Bridget, Bridgete, Bridgett, Bridgette, Bridgid, Bridgit, and Bridgitte.
† Pronunciation for Brigid: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"
A famous person named Brigid is Brigid Brophy, Author, born Brigid Antonia Brophy, June 12, 1929 - August 7, 1995, Louth, Lincolnshire, England.