From Irish Briġid, from Old Irish Brigit. Ultimately, probably from Proto-Celtic *Brigantī (“high, exalted”).
- (Irish mythology) The goddess of the Sacred Flame of Kildare and the patron goddess of the Druids. Daughter of Dagda of the Tuatha Dé Danann.
- Brigid of Kildare (c.451-521), an Irish saint partly confused with the goddess.
- A female given name sometimes borrowed from Irish. English form: Bridget.