Name Element BRIGĀ

Meaning & History

Celtic word meaning "might, power, prestige" [1].

Related Items

Other Languages & Culturesbriíg(Old Irish)
Given Name DescendantsBrigita(Croatian) Brigita(Czech) Berit, Birgit, Birgitta, Birgitte(Danish) Brigitta, Brigitte(Dutch) Breana, Breann, Breanna, Breanne, Bree, Brian, Briana, Brianna, Brianne, Bridget, Bridgette, Brion, Bryan, Bryana, Bryanna, Bryant, Bryon, Bryanne(English) Birgit, Piret(Estonian) Birita(Faroese) Birgitta, Piritta(Finnish) Brigitte(French) Birgit, Brigitta, Brigitte(German) Brigitta(Hungarian) Birgitta(Icelandic) Breda, Brian, Bríd, Bride, Bridget, Brighid, Brigid(Irish) Brígh, Brighid, Brigid, Brigit(Irish Mythology) Brigida(Italian) Brigita(Latvian) Breeshey(Manx) Berit, Birgit, Birgitta, Birgitte(Norwegian) Brian, Brigit(Old Irish) Brajan, Brygida(Polish) Brígida(Portuguese) Brigita(Slovak) Brigita(Slovene) Brayan, Brígida(Spanish) Berit, Birgit, Birgitta(Swedish) Ffraid(Welsh)
Surname DescendantsBryan, Bryant(English) Ó Briain, O'Brian, O'Brien(Irish)

Sources & References

  1. Matasović, Ranko. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Brill, 2009, page 78.
Entry added January 21, 2022