Brigid

Meaning : Exalted, Lofty, Exalted, lofty,

Origin : Irish Mythology, Irish,

Used : 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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Brigid Expression, Brigid Soul Urge, Brigid Inner Dream

numerology

Numerology information Brigid:

numerologyName Number: 4 Meaning: Stability, Sameness, Regular, Rules, Condition, Responsibility, Routine, Frame, Detail, Order

additional

Additional information Brigid:

additionalPronounced "Breed" in Ireland.

additionalCeltic Meaning: The name Brigid is a Celtic baby name. In Celtic the meaning of the name Brigid is: Strong.

additionalScandinavian Meaning: The name Brigid is a Scandinavian baby name. In Scandinavian the meaning of the name Brigid is: Strength. Mythological Celtic goddess of fire and poetry.

additionalIrish Meaning: The name Brigid is an Irish baby name. In Irish the meaning of the name Brigid is: A, meaning 'the high one' or 'strength. The 6th century Irish abbess Brigid founded Ireland's first women's religious community. In Great Britain, she was known as St Bridget or St Bride:.

additionalVariant of BRIGHID

urban

Definition funny of Brigid:

urbanThe proper spelling of a celtic name Other proper spelling is Brighid/Brighit Wrong spellings- Brighet, Bridget, Brigit, and more, just don't know others

urbanAlice, "Is this how to spell your name?" (Paper says Bridget) Brigid, "No." Alice, "Any of these?" (Paper says Brighet, Brigit, Brighid, and Brighit) Brigid, "No. My name is spelt B-R-I-G-I-D. It is the proper spelling. Well B-R-I-G-H-I-D and B-R-I-G-H-I-T are also proper spellings, but that's not how my name is spelt."

urbanA celtic name meaning SHINING BRIGHT Sometimes spelt Bridget, Brigit, Brighit, or Brighid HISTORY OF THE NAME SAINT Saint Brigid was an Irish saint who is known for her generosity to the poor. St. Brigid is sometimes known as Bridey, Mary of Gaels and even as Biddy. St. Brigid was born near Dundalk to a pagan Gaelic chieftain named Dubtach (Duffy) and to a Christian slave mother named Brocessa, who was sold soon after Brigid's birth. She was baptized by St. Patrick with whom she became friends. She never forgot her mother and despite being forbidden to do so, she left her home, located her mom, negotiated her release and returned to her fathers house. To her dismay her father had arranged her marriage to a poet. Brigid had already vowed to remain celibate and to do God's work so once more, she left her home, this time forever. In 468 she and 7 other women she formed the 1st female monastic community in Ireland. They helped the poor and were attributed with many miracles. Despite having limited resources they never seemed to be without food or supplies for their good works. Where the modern town of Kildare now stands she founded a school of Art and a Monastery at Cill Dara. The most famous miracle associated with Brigid tells of her confrontation with an Irish chieftain. She asked him for some land so that she could build a monastic community. He replied that she could have whatever amount of land her cloak could cover. She took the cloak from her shoulders and cast it on the ground where it covered over 12 acres of the land which he willingly gave. The date of her death is February 1st, her feastday, which is still celebrated with the traditional creation of the St Brigid Cross, made from reeds. She is buried next to St Patrick in Downpatrick. (Sry it's so long)

urbanNew Kid, "Hey Matt, who's that cute red head over there?" Matt, "That's Brigid."

urban"Exalted one". The name of a Goddess in Irish mythology. She was the daughter of Dagda (the Allfather), and married to Bres (king of Fomorians), for whom she birthed a son, Ruadán. Brigid has many roles: She is the Goddess of fertility, wisdom, inspiration, good health and the "Sacred Flame". She is sometimes pictured with fire for hair, or as three women standing together. Many expect Brigid to be a beautiful redhead, but she was originally pictured with dark golden hair; one side of her face is ghoulish and ugly, and the other side is young and beautiful. Other spellings or false spellings: Brigit, Brighid, Bridget, Bride(Scottish), Brighit...

urbanBrigid: "Hi, my name's Brigid." Bob: "Oh, you were named after Saint Brigid of Kildare?" Brigid: "....No. The Goddess." Bob: "Oh, I didn't know there was a Goddess!" Brigid: "Well, now you know."

urbanA freaking epic girl who deserves more than she has. isnt "hott" but is beautiful. blonde hair, bluish green eyes. lives life to the max. and is the best friend someone could ask for. she doesnt take shit from anyone and can stand up for herself and the ones she cares for. wanna fight her? fine. she'll kick your ass.

expression

Expression information Brigid:

expressionPeople with this name tend to be orderly and dedicated to building their lives on a solid foundation of order and service. They value truth, justice, and discipline, and may be quick-tempered with those who do not. Their practical nature makes them good at managing and saving money, and at building things in the material world. Because of their focus on order and practicality, they may seem overly cautious and conservative at times.

soul

Soul information Brigid:

soulPeople with this name have a deep inner desire to serve humanity and to give to others by sharing money, knowledge and experience, or creative and artistic ability.

songs

Songs about Brigid:

songsSt. Brigid's Fire by Kevin Heider from the Album The Spark

songsYoung Brigid O'Malley by Mary O'Hara from the Album Mary O'Hara's Ireland (Digitally Remastered)

songsBrigid by Jenna Greene from the Album Wild Earth Child

songsBrigid by Maia Oden from the Album Hidden Queen

songsSaint Brigid's Prayer by Nóirín Ní Riain from the Album Vox De Nube

songsSaint Brigid's Tear by Arlene Faith from the Album River of Dreams

songsLittle Brigid Flynn by The Irish Rovers from the Album Come Fill Up Your Glasses

books

Books about Brigid:

booksBrigid: History, Mystery, and Magick of the Celtic Goddess by Courtney Weber (May 1, 2015)

booksRage Against the Dying: A Thriller (Brigid Quinn Series) by Becky Masterman (Jun 3, 2014)

booksBrigid of Kildare: A Novel by Heather Terrell (Feb 9, 2010)

booksSaint Brigid's Bones: A Celtic Adventure by Philip Freeman (Oct 15, 2014)

booksFear the Darkness: A Thriller (Brigid Quinn Series) by Becky Masterman (Jan 20, 2015)

booksBrigid's Bridal Boot Camp: The plan to achieve a healthy body and gain a beautiful glow in time for your wedding... by Brigid S. Dunn (Mar 8, 2014)

booksBrigid's Cloak by Bryce Milligan and Helen Cann (Aug 23, 2005)

movies

Movies about Brigid:

moviesPie in the Sky - The Brigid Berlin Story 2001 NR - Runtime: 1 hr 15 mins Starring: Brigid Berlin, Paul Morrissey, et al. Directed by: Shelly Dunn Fremont and Vincent Fremont

moviesSt. Patrick, Saint, Saint Patrick, Patron of Ireland, Irish, Shamrock, Trinity, Snakes, Brigid, Emerald Isle,... - Runtime: 25 mins Directed by: Mary's Dowry Productions

moviesLaserdisc KING OF KINGS with Jeffrey Hunter, Siobhan McKenna, Hurd Hatfield, Ron Randell, Viveca Lindfors, Rita... -

wiki

Wiki information Brigid:

Brigit of Kildare
Deceased Person, Person

Saint Brigit of Kildare, also known as Brigit of Ireland, is one of Ireland's patron saints along with Patrick and Columba. Her name is also variously spelled as Brigid, Bridget, Bridgit, Bríd, and Bride and she is sometimes known as Mary of the...

Brigid
Deity

Comments and insights on the name Brigid:
Personal experiences with the name Brigid:
Nicknames for Brigid:

Bride, Bridie

Meanings and history of the name :

Brigid (Brighid) is the name of an Irish goddess, celebrated on Imbolc (1st or 2nd of February) as bringing the first signs of Spring. Brigid is also the name of an Irish saint, and St. Brigid's day is the 1st of February, also celebrating the beginning of spring. It is believed by some that St. Brigid is a fictional character, originally designed to bring the pagan Irish to the Catholic church.

Famous real-life people named Brigid:

Brigid Walsh, actress
Angela Brigid Lansbury, actress

Brigid in song, story & screen:

Brigid O'Shaughnessy was the name of one of the characters in "The Maltese Falcon."