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Girl Name: Birgitte

Name: Birgitte
Pronunciation: \b(i)-rgitte, bir-gitte\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: exalted one
Origin: Norwegian
Sounds Like: Birgitta, Birgitt, Birkitte
Similar Names: Byrgitt, Birgetta, Brygitte, Britte, Brigitte, Briggitte, Bridgitte, Birkitta, Birgett, Bergette


Birgitte \b(i)-rgitte, bir-gitte\ as a girl's name is a variant of Birgit (Norwegian) and Bridget (Gaelic), and the meaning of Birgitte is "exalted one".

The baby name Birgitte sounds like Birgitta, Birgitt and Birkitte. Other similar baby names are Byrgitt, Birgetta, Brygitte, Britte, Brigitte, Briggitte, Bridgitte, Birkitta, Birgett and Bergette.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Birgitte.


Birgitte is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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