Berit

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Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Berit

  1. A female given name, variant Birgitta/Birgitte.

Estonian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Berit

  1. A female given name borrowed from Swedish Berit.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of Birgitte (Bridget).

Proper noun[edit]

Berit

  1. A female given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • One of the most popular given names in Norway since the 17th century.

References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [1] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 19 214 females with the given name Berit living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1930s. Accessed on April 18th, 2011.

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Berit

  1. A female given name, a dialectal variant of Birgitta.