Birgit

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short form of Birgitte and Birgitta.

Proper noun[edit]

Birgit

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 33 312 females with the given name Birgit have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1940s. Accessed on 19 May 2011.

Estonian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Birgit

  1. A female given name borrowed from Swedish and Danish.

German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Birgit

  1. A female given name of Swedish origin.

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Birgit

  1. A female given name, short for Birgitte or Birgitta.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short form of Birgitta. First recorded in Sweden in 1879.

Proper noun[edit]

Birgit

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [2] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 29 590 females with the given name Birgit living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1920s. Accessed on 19 June, 2011.