What does Bridget mean?

Bridget meaning in Names Dictionary

Resolute power.
Name Origin: Irish
Name Gender: Female

Bridget meaning in Etymology Dictionary

fem. appropriate name, from Irish Brighid, fire goddess, from brigh "power," from Celtic *brig-o-, from PIE *bhrgh-nt- "high, great," from root *bhrgh- "high" (see borough).

Bridget meaning in General Dictionary

Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523)

Sentence Examples with the word Bridget

Of these Bridget was the wife successively of Ireton and Fleetwood, Elizabeth married John Claypole, Mary was wife of Thomas Belasyse, Lord Fauconberg; and Frances was the wife of Sir Robert Rich, and secondly of Sir John Russell.

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