Brigitta Name Meaning & Origin

Brigitta

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alternate spelling is Brigetta

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Brig, Bridge, Bridgie, Bree, Geeti, Guitar

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Pronounced bree-GI-tah (German)
German, Dutch and Hungarian form of BRIDGET

Celtic Meaning: Strong.

Irish Meaning: Derived from the Irish name Brighid, meaning 'the high one' or 'strength.' Brighid was a mythological Celtic goddess of fire and poetry. This name has been used regularly in the British Isles since the 17th century.'

Latin Meaning: A Latin form of the Irish Bridget, meaning the high one, or strength.

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Brigitta von Trapp, age 9, one of the 7 von Trapp children in the classic musical and movie The Sound of Music. Brigitta's character is sharp-witted, honest, somewhat nonconformist, and not afraid to speak her mind about things (remarking that Maria's dress is ugly, although Kurt says Fraulein Hilda's was ugliest). Brigitta is depicted reading a book when she first appears. Maria later remarks that Brigitta notices everything.

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