[ 2 syll. bri-git-te, br-igi-tte ] The baby girl name Brigitte is pronounced BRiy-ZHIYT (French) or BRiy-GIH-Tah (German) †. Brigitte's language of origin is Celtic. It is predominantly used in English, French, German, and Dutch.
In addition, Brigitte is an English, French, and German form of the English, Irish, and Scottish Bridget.
Variant forms inherit the origin and meaning of the name Brigitte.
Brigitte is a rare baby girl name. At the peak of its usage in 1966, 0.016% of baby girls were named Brigitte. It had a ranking of #567 then. The baby name has suffered a steep drop in frequency since then, and is used only on a very modest scale now. In 2018, out of the family of girl names directly related to Brigitte, Bridget was the most widely used.
Baby names that sound like Brigitte include Beret, Bergdis, Bergdiss, Bergdisse, Bergdys, Bergdyss, Bergdysse, Berget, Bergette, Bergit, Bergitte, Biret, Birget, Birgid, Birgit, Birgitt, Birgitte, Birkeyta, Birkide, and Bradee.
† Pronunciation for Brigitte: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; ZH as in "beige (B.EY.ZH" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"
Details of famous persons named Brigitte:
Actress Brigitte Bardot, born 28 September 1934, Paris, France.
Chemist Brigitte Boisselier, born 1956.