Bridget

Origin/Usage
Irish
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Pronunciation
BRIJ-ət
Meaning
Powerful, strong

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It comes from the Irish culture and was derived from the name Brighid. It means one who is full of strength, or the high one. As per mythology, Brighid was a Celtic goddess of poetry and fire. Bridget Regan and Bridget Moynahan are both American actresses, while Bridget Jones is a popular fictional character from the book Bridget Jones’ Diary by Helen Fielding.Bridget originates in Irish language and means "powerful, strong". Bridget was the name of several saints, as well as a goddess in Celtic mythology. Until today, it is mainly popular in Ireland, in the United States its usage declines. The name was popularized by the character Bridget Jones, in the novel and subsequent film Bridget Jones's Diary, starring Renee Zellweger.

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Bridhid, Brid, Brigid, Bridgette, Brigit, Biddy, Bedelia, Brigita, Brigitte, Brigida, Berit, Birgitta, Piritta

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'Bridget' in Movies

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Inglourious Basterds (2009)

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