Bridger

Bridger - A very unique male name



  Oct 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Bridger, meaning lives near the bridge, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1981 on position #1837. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Bridger and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Bridger? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Bridger. The baby boy name Bridger was given to 160 baby boys in 2012, ranking #953 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 10,257 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Bridger peaked in popularity 10 years ago in 2009 on position 854.



Famous with this name

Bridger El-Bakhi
Tom Bridger
Tom Bridger


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Rating: 4/5 (18 people)


Bridger is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Bridger is currently topping the baby name charts in Wyoming at position #54 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,849.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Bridger is where you live.


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Bridger origin and meaning

Bridger is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means lives near the bridge. To see famous people named Bridger, pop culture references for the name Bridger and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Bridger

We've found the following names that sound similar to Bridger, sorted by popularity.

Broadus / Bartosz / Bertis / Braddock / Bartek / Burtis / Bridget /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012953
2011916
2010959
2009854
2008933
2007992
2006976
2005960
2004956
2003981
2002929
2001957
2000984
1999961
19981124
19971150
19961138
19951248
19941436
19931845
19921519
19913116
19901707
19872547
19862235
19842281
19811837

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Wyoming54
Montana73
Utah129
Idaho152
North Dakota185
South Dakota194
Washington453
Colorado470
Oregon505
Georgia1229
California1729
Texas1849

Even more about Bridger


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Bridger a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Bridger?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2009
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Bridger
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 10,257
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1981
2012 births +160

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