What does Bristol mean?
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.
(female) Bietol, Biztol, ..
(male) Briske, Brisley, .. 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)
Similar NamesRecommended 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.See names in meaning and etymology.