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Baby Girl Names - Brigitte


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The name Brigitte is of German origin, and is a variation of Bridget.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Brigitte has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Brigitte
Use of the Name Brigitte for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
4,443 4,443 673 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Brigitte has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Brigitte first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1958, which is the first year shown on the table.  Brigitte last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1989, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Brigitte
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1958773167  
1959591280  
1960550314  
1961605277  
1962610269  
1963680218  
1964691221  
1965562287  
1966568281  
1967629229  
1968682203  
1969662224  
1970767189  
1971813171  
1972847153  
1973848152  
1974    
1975    
1976947135  
1977    
1978    
1979    
1980    
1981    
1982    
1983    
1984    
1985970158  
1986    
1987973162  
1988970171  
1989958182  
Totals:  4,443 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Brigitte as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and almost never as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are significantly lower than actual counts because the name Brigitte appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 21 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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