Britt

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English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Britt

  1. A surname​.
  2. A city in Iowa
  3. An unincorporated community in Minnesota

Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Britt

  1. A female given name of Swedish and Norwegian origin.

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bruþą. Cognate with English broth.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Britt f (plural Britten)

  1. broth

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Britt

  1. A female given name derived from Birgitta/Birgitte.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin Brittō.

Noun[edit]

Britt m

  1. Briton

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • brittach (stammering, stuttering)

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short form of Britta, a contraction of Birgitta. First recorded in Sweden in 1883.

Proper noun[edit]

Britt

  1. A female given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Often used in 20th century hyphenated names such as Britt-Marie, Maj-Britt, Ulla-Britt.

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 38 656 females with the given name Britt living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1930s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.