Meaning of Berit
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Berit has the following meaning:
Bertha is Old German for "Bright". It is also related to the name of a Teutonic goddess and was extremely popular in the late 19th century. Later, in the early twentieth century, it fell in popularity probably due to the nick-naming of an infamous World War I German cannon as "Big Bertha" (this was the name of the daughter of the manufacturer's founding family).
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.
As a baby girl name, Berit is currently not
a popular baby name in the USA.
There are no available USA popularity statistics for the name Berit for the past 100 years. However, the following chart shows the popularity ranking for the name Bertha
, of which the name Berit is a variant
The following names are baby names related to Berit and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Berit: Boys - Emmet
, Girls - Adelaide
, Both genders - Charles
We think the name Berit should fall under the following style category: German
See other German girl names
Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Berit to be: A simple, strong and very homely woman
In one word, you might describe Berit as a(n) "homely
See other "homely" names for girls