Britta (also spelled Brita) is a female given name that is a variant of the Swedish name Birgitta, which is a form of the Irish Gaelic name Brighid (Bridget in English). The name Britta became popular in Scandinavia and Germany because of St. Bridget of Sweden.
People named Britta
- Brita Granström, Swedish painter and illustrator
- Britta Gröndahl, Swedish writer, translator, and anarchist
- Brita Hagberg, Swedish soldier
- Britta Holmberg, Swedish actress
- Brita Horn, Swedish letter writer and courtier
- Britta Lejon, Swedish politician
- Brita Catharina Lidbeck, Swedish singer
- Britta Martin, German-born New Zealand triathlete
- Britta Johansson Norgren, Swedish cross-country skier
- Britta Persson, Swedish singer/songwriter
- Britta Phillips, American musician and actress
- Britta Rådström, Swedish politician
- Britta Schwarz, German contralto
- Britta Steffen, German swimmer
- Brita Tott, Danish and Swedish landowner, spy, and forger
- Brita Zippel, Swedish alleged witch
- Maura and Britta, 4th-century Christian martyr
- Britta Perry, fictional character in the television series Community
- Britta McMann, fictional character in the television series Go Girls
- Britta, fictional character in the novel The Drifters
- The Groovy Girls doll line, by Manhattan Toy, features a doll named Britta.
- Princess Academy, by Shannon Hale, features a girl named Britta.