Bridget is the Anglicized version of Brighid, which was first used in the Irish and Gaelic languages. The name can be translated to mean "strength" or "power." Bridget has significance in Irish mythology, as it is the name of the goddess of wisdom, poetry, and fire. The name is also related to a patron saint of Ireland. Bridget is still within the top 500 names for baby girls.
Similar Names: Bridgette, Brie
Famous Bridget Names: Bridget Fonda (actress), Bridget Moynahan (actress)