| Birgitta is descended from Latin
Brigida which means the high. Birgitta has been in the Swedish calendar
for a long time in remembrance of St Birgittas canonization which happened
the 7th or 8th of October 1391. Her deathday, the 23th of July, is the Birgittaday
in Catholic countries.
|| Elisabet became common in Sweden
in the 14th century.It is descended from Hebrew Elisheba which means God
is perfection. Elisabet has been in the Swedish calendar for a long time
in remembrance of a pious princess in Hungary who lived in the 11th century.
She is patron of all charity organizations.