Is Brigid a feminine name?

Sort of going back and forth between [name_f]Sylvie[/name_f] [name_f]Brigid[/name_f] and [name_f]Brigid[/name_f] (unknown middle). I like them both, does [name_f]Brigid[/name_f] sound feminine enough? ([name_f]My[/name_f] boys have unisex names and I want to be sure if we have a girl her name doesnt sound like she is one of the boys.

[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Hazel[/name_f]
Bridid [name_f]Marina[/name_f]
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_u]Anne[/name_u]

[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] definitely sounds fully feminine to me, not masculine at all. [name_f]Sylvie[/name_f] [name_f]Brigid[/name_f] is gorgeous and I like all of your middle choices for [name_f]Brigid[/name_f] as well.

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Where are you from? I’m in the US, and while [name_f]Bridget[/name_f] is well known, I have never personally met a [name_f]Brigid[/name_f] and I honestly would not be completely sure how to pronounce it, like if the “d” sound at the end should really sound like a “t” (so the whole name sounds like [name_f]Bridget[/name_f]) or if the “d” sound is a hard d (so the name rhymes with frigid). I like the way [name_f]Bridget[/name_f] is pronounced, but am not a fan of [name_f]Brigid[/name_f]-rhyming-with-frigid.

I would assume that a [name_f]Brigid[/name_f] was female, but I wouldn’t be 100% sure either.

It’s an established female name, so I certainly think it’s feminine enough. I can see where your question is coming from, because [name_f]Brigid[/name_f] doesn’t have the vowel-heavy, -a or -ee ending that so many popular girls’ names do — but that’s why it’s so great!

You could always call her something more conventionally “girly”, like [name_f]Birdie[/name_f] or [name_f]Bee[/name_f], for short.

[name_u]Love[/name_u] [name_f]Sylvie[/name_f] [name_f]Brigid[/name_f], [name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Hazel[/name_f] and [name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Marina[/name_f]. A few more suggestions, just in case…

[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_u]Lark[/name_u]
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_u]Sorrel[/name_u]
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Esme[/name_f]
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_u]Sparrow[/name_u]
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Florence[/name_f]
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Dorothy[/name_f]
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Clementine[/name_f]
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Poppy[/name_f]
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Helena[/name_f]
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Ramona[/name_f]
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Delphine[/name_f]
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_u]Juniper[/name_u]
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Meadow[/name_f]
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Isla[/name_f]
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Pearl[/name_f]
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Lyra[/name_f]
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Annabel[/name_f]
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Marianne[/name_f]

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[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] sound feminine to me. It’s no frills and fuss but it’s still girly. I think [name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Hazel[/name_f] sounds fantastic though [name_f]Sylvie[/name_f] [name_f]Brigid[/name_f] is gorgeous too

I love [name_f]Brigid[/name_f] and I definitely think it reads feminine. I love [name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Hazel[/name_f] and would also suggest [name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Maeve[/name_f].

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I don’t think anyone would mistake [name_f]Brigid[/name_f] for masculine.

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A way long time ago it was used as a boys name just like [name_u]Meredith[/name_u], [name_u]Mackenzie[/name_u] and [name_u]Ashley[/name_u], but it sounds all feminine to me. I prefer [name_f]Brigid[/name_f] to [name_f]Bridget[/name_f]. I don’t think anyone would find it to be a masculine name.

[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] is lovely, and I love your [name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Marina[/name_f]!

Like a previous poster, I wouldn’t be sure how to pronounce [name_f]Brigid[/name_f]. I’m more familiar with [name_f]Bridget[/name_f].

[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] is clearly a form of [name_f]Bridget[/name_f] though (which is a very traditional Irish girl’s name), so I can’t see it being mistaken for a boy’s name.

Of course! I love [name_f]Brigid[/name_f], which is funny, because I’m not a [name_f]Bridget[/name_f] person at all, weirdly. I think [name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Marina[/name_f] is absolutely lovely! I’d probably pair it with something like:

[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Evangeline[/name_f]
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Lily[/name_f]
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Charlotte[/name_f]
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Emma[/name_f] (not normally an [name_f]Emma[/name_f] fan, but I love this!)
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Caroline[/name_f] (also quite like this!)
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Noor[/name_f]
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Fleur[/name_f]
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Zoe[/name_f]
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_f]Elise[/name_f]
[name_f]Brigid[/name_f] [name_u]Lark[/name_u]

If you’re looking for more ideas. :blush:

I love the name [name_f]Brigid[/name_f]! It’s not quite in the same family but has a similar sound to [name_f]Ingrid[/name_f] and [name_f]Sigrid[/name_f] to me so if firmly in the feminine name categories. i think of St. [name_f]Brigid[/name_f] or the goddess [name_f]Brigid[/name_f] from [name_f]Ireland[/name_f].

Definitely feminine! [name_f]Bridie[/name_f] is a nickname for this which is adorable, but just [name_f]Brigid[/name_f] is gorgeous

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