The meaning of the name Britt is Exalted, Lofty. The origin of the name Britt is Scandinavian. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
A form of Birgitte/Birgitta, from Brigit "The Exalted One." Loaned into Scandinavian during Christianization ca. 1000. Name of Saint Brigida of Ireland (d.523) and Saint Birgitta of Vadstena in Sweden (1303-73). Also a nickname for the name Brittany.