First name origins & meanings:
- Old English: Thin broth
- Irish: Resolute, strong
First name variations: Bri, Breah, Breeah, Brea, Brigetta, Brigette, Brigitte, Brighid, Brigid, Britta, Brita, Britte, Brit, Biddy, Brie, Birgit, Birgitta, Brigada, Brigida, Brigita, Birgit, Brietta, Breanna, Brianna, Briana, Brianne, Brienne, Bryanne, Brid, Bridget
Last name origins & meanings:
- Irish (Counties Sligo and Mayo): Anglicized form of Gaelic
Ó Breaghaigh ‘descendant of Breagha’, a byname
meaning ‘hill dweller’, from brí ‘hill’, ‘height’, genitive
- Dutch: nickname for a well-built man, from
Middle Dutch breet ‘broad’.
- Jewish: unexplained.
Comments for Bree