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Bristol (girl)

What does Bristol mean?

Bristol Pronunciation of Bristol [bris-tol] as a girls' name (also used less regularly as boys' name Bristol) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Bristol is "meeting place by the bridge". Place name: a city in England. Made popular in recent times by Bristol Palin, daughter of Presidential candidate Sarah Palin.

Associated with: old english, england.

Variations

Creative forms:
(female) Bietol, Biztol, ..

(male)

Middle name pairings:
Bristol Roxanne (B.R.), ..

How popular is Bristol?

Bristol is a rare first name for women but a very popular surname for all people (#4473 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Bristol entered the list in 2009 and reached its apex rank of #417 in the U.S. in 2013, and is at #447 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bristol name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bristol outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bridgot, Brieon, Briet, Brieta, Brietta, Briette, Brisa, Briseis, Brisha, Brisia, Brissa, Brit, Brita, Brites, Britni, Britny, Briton, Britt, Britta, Brittan, Britte, Brittell, Britten, Brittie, Brittin, Brittne, Brittni, Brittny, Britton, Brittoni, Brittony (see Brittany), Britty, Brityn, Bryton, Christol, Chrystol, Cristal, Cristel, Kristal, Kristel, Kristl (see Crystal), Kristol and Krystol (see Crystal). These names tend to be more commonly used than Bristol.

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in meaning and etymology.

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