Gitte Name Meaning & Origin
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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"Exalted one", from Irish (anglicized).
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Gitte Hænning, Danish singer and actress
Gitte Madsen, Danish handball player
Gitte Seeberg, Danish politician
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