Origin: Old Norse
Meaning: “bright; light.”
The name is derived from an Old Norse word, meaning, (bright; light). In modern Faroese, bjørt is the word for bright or light and björt is its Icelandic cognate, also used as a given name.
The name is borne in Norse Mythology by a handmaiden of Freya.
As of 2010, Bjørt was the 5th most popular female name in the Faroe Islands.