Other Origin(s):Irish, Norse
Meaning:Exalted one; Saver, rescuer
Birgit is a beloved Scandinavian name with ancient Irish roots, typically given to girls. With its grand meaning “exalted one,” Birgit is for the baby whose eyes look upon the world with wisdom and curiosity. Derived from the Irish word brí, Birgit shares the same origins as the Irish Brigid, associated with the goddess of fire and Saint Brigid of Kildare. Birgit may also come from the masculine Old Norse Birghir, meaning “saver” or “rescuer.” No matter if baby is high-minded or a modern-day hero, Birgit has a beautiful charm your little one can wear with pride.
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