Bridget, or, What"s in a name?

  • 135 Pages
  • 2.26 MB
  • English
Mayhew Publishing Company , Boston
Other titlesBridget., What"s in a name?
Statementby Will W. Whalen.
SeriesAmerican fiction -- reel 177, no. 1795.
ContributionsMayhew Publishing Company.
The Physical Object
Pagination[9], 135 p., [4] leaves of plates
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17453200M

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Bridget or Brigid is a Gaelic/Irish female name derived from the noun brígh, meaning "power, strength, vigor, virtue". An alternate meaning of the name is "exalted one".

Its popularity, especially in Ireland, is largely related to the popularity of Saint Brigid of Kildare, who was so popular in Ireland she was known as "Mary of the Gael".This saint took on many of the characteristics of the Related names: Brigid, Brigitte, Birgit, Birgitta.

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Im writing a book and I may use bridget as a snobby character and a rich girl but I think Bridget should have a nickname that she Whats in a name?

book called once in a while. By the way do you think bridgetfits a snobby girl. Cuz the book is inspiired by it girl novels but has different stories. way diff. like the names in that book arn't old or new but unique somehow. Bridgette was given the name Marriah Bridget Andersen on July 11th, in Inglewood, California, USA.

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The name Bridget is an Irish Baby Names baby name. In Irish Baby Names the meaning of the name Bridget is: Derived from the Irish name Brighid, meaning 'the high one' or 'strength.'.

Bridget is a very prominent first name for females (# out ofTop 9%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (# out ofTop 41%). ( U.S. CENSUS) Bridget reached its apex rank of # in the U.S. duringand is at # presently.

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Anglicized form of the Irish name Brighid meaning "exalted one".In Irish mythology this was the name of the goddess of fire, poetry and wisdom, the daughter of the god Dagda. In the 5th century it was borne by Saint Brigid, the founder of a monastery at Kildare and a patron saint of Ireland.

Because of the saint, the name was considered sacred in Ireland, and it did not come into general use. The name Bridget means Exalted, Lofty and is of Irish origin.

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Bridget is arguably the most successful female name of all time within Celtic communities. The name is related to the Celtic noun “brígh” meaning ‘power, strength, vigor and virtue’.

There are compelling reasons for the popularity of the name Bridget most notably among the Irish people. The name Bridger means Dweller By The Bridge and is of English origin.

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Baby Clothes, Baby Books, Baby Gifts. According to the book I have here on names, Bridget has never been interchangeable with Margaret. St Bridget (or St Bride) of Kildare died in AD. The name was also popular in Scotland in the form of Bride where it gave rise to the place-name Kilbride, meaning cell of St Bridget.

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