Origin:British
Popularity:1471
Meaning:Lives near the bridge
Bridger is a boy’s name of British origin. Dating back to the 14th century, this was a surname that alluded to someone who lived near a bridge. Taking this water-loving spirit across the Atlantic, the name figures prominently in American history. Mountain man and pioneer of the Wild West Jim Bridger embraced the beauty of nature and explored it throughout his life. This adventurous spirit could carry through to baby, inspiring him to go out and seize each day. Meeting new people and always eager to learn about the world around him, this adventurer can connect people through the bridges he builds.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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