Bridget is a girl name and means exalted one. It is a Gaelic name and its pronunciation is \b-ridget, br(id)-get\. Other similar names and variants include: Bedelia, Beret, Berett, Berget, Bergett, Bergette, Biddie, Biddy, Birget, Birgett, Birgit, Birgitt, Birgitta, Birgitte, Birkita, Birkitta, Birkitte, Birte, Bitta, Breda, Bree, Briddgett, Bride, Bridee, Bridey, Bridgete, Bridgett, Bridgette, Bridgid, Bridgit, Bridgitte, Bridgot, Bridi, Bridie, Bridy, Brietta, Briget, Brigett, Brigette, Briggette, Briggitte, Brighid, Bright, Brigid, Brigida, Brigidine, Brigit, Brigita, Brigitt, Brigitta, Brigitte, Brijet, Brijit, Brijitte, Brita, Brites, Britt, Britta, Britte, Brydget, Brydgit, Brydgitta, Brydgitte, Brydie, Brydjette, Brydjitt, Bryget, Brygette, Brygid, Brygit, Brygitte, Bryjet, Bryjit, Labridget. Bridget is a very popular first name for women (#369 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for both men and women (#87358 out of 88799).
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Bridget Fonda
Bridget Fonda

Born on January 27, 1964

  • Age: 58
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 23

The Road to Wellville

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Bridget Fonda, Matthew Broderick, John Cusack

It Could Happen to You

Directed by: Andrew Bergman

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Bridget Fonda, Rosie Perez, Wendell Pierce


Directed by: Zelda Barron

Starring: Phoebe Cates, Bridget Fonda, Scott Coffey, Annabeth Gish


Directed by: Paul Schrader

Starring: Bridget Fonda, Christopher Walken, Skeet Ulrich, LL Cool J

Bridget Moynahan
Bridget Moynahan

Born on April 28, 1971

  • Age: 51
  • Birth sign: Taurus
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 10


Directed by: Peter Chelsom

Starring: John Cusack, Kate Beckinsale, Jeremy Piven, Bridget Moynahan

Country: United States of America



Directed by: Darrell Roodt

Starring: Bridget Moynahan, Peter Weller, Carly Schroeder, Jamie Bartlett

Crown Vic

Directed by: Joel Souza

Starring: Bridget Moynahan, Thomas Jane, David Krumholtz, Josh Hopkins



Directed by: Henry Bean

Starring: Tim Robbins, William Hurt, Bridget Moynahan, Margarita Levieva

Bridget Regan
Bridget Regan

Born on February 03, 1982

  • Age: 40
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 1
Devil's Gate

Devil's Gate

Directed by: Clay Staub

Starring: Milo Ventimiglia, Amanda Schull, Bridget Regan, Javier Botet

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Bridget Stokes
Bridget Stokes
  • No. of movies: 3
Think Fast

Think Fast

Directed by: Bridget Stokes

Boy Genius

Boy Genius

Directed by: Bridget Stokes

Think Fast

Think Fast

Directed by: Bridget Stokes

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Bridget a popular name?

Over the years Bridget was most popular in 1973. According to the latest US census information Bridget ranks #209th while according to Bridget ranks #5th.

How popular is the name Bridget?

According to the US census in 2018, 361 girls were born named Bridget, making Bridget the #747th name more popular among girl names. In 1973 Bridget had the highest rank with 2771 girls born that year with this name.

How common is the name Bridget?

Bridget is #747th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Bridget more popular ?

The name Bridget was more popular in 1973 with 2771 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Bridget

The last time a baby was named Bridget was in 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Bridget?

In 2020 there were 361 baby girls named Bridget.

Who is a famous person named Bridget?

There a several famous people named Bridget, for example actress Bridget Fonda, director Bridget Stokes, actress Bridget Moynahan.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Bridget?

A famous actor/actress named Bridget is Bridget Fonda, starring in 4 movies, including The Road to Wellville and It Could Happen to You.

Who is a famous director named Bridget?

A famous director named Bridget is Bridget Stokes, who directed 3 movies, including Think Fast and Boy Genius.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Bridget?

There are 3 actors named Bridget including Bridget Fonda and Bridget Moynahan who appeared in movies such as The Road to Wellville and Serendipity.