Nicknames, cool fonts, symbols and tags for Bridget – bridge, Bridgie, BB, THIQQUMS, Bri, Bri Bri.
Also an Irish nickname for the full name Bridget! Delia Fiallo, writer of telenovelas. Several correspondents, particularly in the US and Canada, have noted that Delia is a common pet name for Bridget, being a shortened form of its probable variant Bedelia.
Submit your funny nicknames and cool gamertags and copy the best from the list. There's also a chain of dry cleaners in California called Delia's Cleaners. I have found all three of these spellings used in different sources for the same person. Respond. Delia Ephron, writer and sister of screenwriter Nora Ephron. by pwaldron » Sat Nov 06, 2010 5:22 pm, Post Try the It's hard for me not to think of the catalog when I hear the name. Delia in song, story & screen. "Enraptured I Gaze, When My Delia is By", American folk song. November 18, 2010 at 10:50 AM. Delia Ephron, writer and sister of screenwriter Nora Ephron . A girl in my school is named Delia. I’m from Ireland and my real name is delia but my grandmother was named Bridget but she always went by delia because bridget is a variant of of brid and bedelia witch delia is also a nickname for. Thanks. And Delia is just an abbreviation of the Latin. Sometimes people confuse it with Amelia when we say it, but once they get it right they don't forget. Jean is for my mother. I have a Bridget JONES baptized 11 Oct 1881 in Sacred Heart Church, Scariff, dau of William JONES and Margaret NAUGHTON. Other researchers in my family have traced histories for the other 8 children but don't have any information about "Bridget". I later discovered most of the Bridgets in my family (1819-1930), although registered as Bridget, were known as Elizabeth or Betsy. by Sduddy » Sat Nov 06, 2010 9:31 am, Post I have a great great aunt who immigrated here from Ireland. Several correspondents, particularly in the US and Canada, have noted that Delia is a common pet name for Bridget, being a shortened form of its probable variant Bedelia.
I'd like to point out that you could also say this name as "Dahl-ya" (Dahlia) or "Dah-lee-a" which is beautiful as well. But in the U.S., these names could also change to things like Beatrice. by Finola » Sat Nov 13, 2010 1:51 pm, Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited, Genealogy, Archaeology, History, Heritage & Folklore. Having an unusual surname for this area helped. As if the variations on surnames and placenames were not confusing enough, the variations on first names can be added to our difficulties. What are her siblings named?
But we do have info about "Delia" JONES, as she is noted in the 1901 Census, who married Patrick MORONEY about 1907 in Scariff and had a son named John [abt 1909], who married Annie RODGERS.
As a Delia myself I have never experienced difficulty based on these associations. A Canadian corespondent [JL5] has examples of one Bridget in Ireland who was known only as Delia in the US and another who was called Elizabeth or Eliza in the US until she died when her birth name was registered. Delia Smith, English television chef. linda helgesen. By the mid-20th century, Bridie had become a much more popular diminutive of Bridget than Delia. Create good names for games, profiles, brands or social networks. Name MatchMaker to find the perfect baby name for you! Reply. Nicknames, cool fonts, symbols and tags for Delia – Deli, Della, Del, Dill Pickle, Dedi, Adeline. On the Irish side, I have run into two females, who seem to have both names: Bridget and Delia. by Sduddy » Sat Nov 06, 2010 8:46 pm, Post Last edited by pwaldron on Sat Nov 06, 2010 11:08 pm, edited 1 time in total. Delia's is a brand of clothing and a popular catalog featuring trendy clothes for teen girls. For some years I actually thought I was looking for two separate individuals. Submit your funny nicknames and cool gamertags and copy the best from the list. But in the U.S., these names could also change to things like Beatrice. Bridget was the last of their 9 children on the list of baptisms for their family. Short form of Cordelia, Delia is also a feminine form of Delius, which is derived from the Latin delius (from the island of Delos). The same stuff over and over again.
Search on Brigitt* to allow for Latin case endings. Gigabytes of it. St Bridget (or St Bride) of Kildare died in 523 AD. Lia, Deels, Deel-Lee, Le-Le-Uh, Deedee. I didn't know about there were latin equivalents available to priests. Delia Green (1886-1900), a fourteen-year-old murder victim, was likely inspiration for several well-known traditional American songs, usually known by the titles "Delia's Gone" or "Delia" -- versions have been sung by Johnny Cash, Blind Willie McTell, Bob Dylan and Pete Seeger. I think that you will find the closest Latin equivalent to Bridget (as used in parish registers) was Bidelia or Bedelia or Bedilia. You have solved a mystery for me. Please advise. Irish, Scottish and English, Anglicized form of Brighid, the Celtic fire goddess or from Old French Brigitte. © 2020 Wild Sky Media All rights reserved.
by Paddy Casey » Sat Nov 06, 2010 5:33 pm, Post A correspondent [LG] has evidence of Elizabeth or the pet name Betsy being used for Bridget in a family of Irish extraction: "My ancestor in the early 19th century was recorded as Bridget on some statutory records and as Elizabeth on others. Our daughter is named Delia and we have received many compliments. 22nd Sept.. Looking for the perfect name? Delia Fiallo, writer of telenovelas. Also an Irish nickname for the full name Bridget!
Meanings and history of the name Delia. Another nickname for Bridget is Delia, while the Irish is Brid (pronounced Breege) and Mairead (pronounced Maur-ade) is the Irish for Margaret As Bridget/Brigid was a common name (she is one of the three patrons of Ireland) and she has strong connections with Roscommon so there are many women with the name and for this reason they would use a second/middle name to stop confusion; Bridget … From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman. PART OF WILD SKY MEDIA | Family & Parenting. Create good names for games, profiles, brands or social networks. By the mid-20th century, Bridie had become a much more popular diminutive of Bridget than Delia.
Is Delia a nickname for Bridget?
A partnership of Clare County Library and Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library, Moderators: Clare Support, Clare Past Mod, Post namecandy - Celebrity baby names, ask the Name Lady, & more. And Delia is just an abbreviation of the Latin. Thanks Pwaldron for your explanation, which makes perfect sense. She is a very interesting person. Delia Smith, English television chef. The name was used as a name for the Greek mythological goddess Artemis, whose supposed birthplace was on the island. The name derives from a Celtic word meaning strength. This usage has been supported by another correspondent [KC2] with Irish ancestors.
Looking at the Family Search.org website I found a Bridget O'Keeffe's birth registered on 19 Sept. 1874, whereas she is on the Crusheen Baptismal records as "Delia", bap.
This is a chronic problem and the Internet is packed with postings from people asking whether NameX is a synonym for NameY. The name was also popular in Scotland in the form of Bride where it gave rise to the place-name Kilbride, meaning cell of St Bridget. These names might be a family quirk but perhaps it could happen in other families of Irish extraction.". Delia Brown was a character on Everwood (2002-2006) played by Vivien Cardone, Delia Deetz, played by Catherine O'Hara in Beetlejuice (1988). Thanks to Donald Whyte who provided much of the initial information for this site.