Other Origin(s):Irish
Meaning:The exalted one; Strong; Meadow near the bridge
If you’re looking for a melodic yet strong name that rolls off the tongue, Bridgely is for you! This unique gender-neutral English name is full of mystery, and little information exists on its roots and meaning. It’s likely a variation of the Irish name Bridget, which means “the exalted one” or “strong,” and references one of the patron saints of the Emerald Isle. According to Irish mythology, this beautiful name was held by the daughter of the god Dagda, and was the goddess of fire, wisdom, and poetry. It also has connection to Anglo-Saxon roots, where it means “meadow near a bridge,” offering even more to love. So, grant your little one the gift of this mystical and attractive name.
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 95, 356

  • Behind the Name, Bridget, February 2024

  • Online Etymology Dictionary, Bridget, October 2022

  • Britannica, Brigit, Celtic deity, May 2020

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