Briege Name Meaning & Origin

Briege

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Origin of the name Bridget:

Anglicized from of the Gaelic BrÍghid, which is believed to be derived from brÍgh (strength). The name was borne by an ancient Celtic goddess, by St. Bridget of Kildar (451? - 523), an Irish abbess and patron saint of Ireland, and by St. Birgitta (1302? - 73), a Swedish nun and founder of the Order of the Brigittines.

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Briege is an anglicized version of Bríd, which comes from Brigid.

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An Irish form of Bríd, meaning strength.

Famous real-life people named Briege

Sr Briege McKenna, Catholic nun
Briege Corkery, Irish camogie player, footballer, and stonemason

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