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CONTRIBUTOR: Fanny on 10/6/2013
Meaning & History
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Bhrighde
"son of the devotee of Saint Brigid
" (cf. MACBRIDE
). Many of Saint Brigid's attributes became attached to the historical figure of St. Brigit of Kildare, Ireland, thus the spelling.