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Brighton meaning and name origin

Brighton \bri(gh)-ton\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Brighton is "bridge settlement". Transferred use of the surname. Parents may use the name to indicate the hope of a child having bright personality and intellect.

Baby names that sound like Brighton are Britton, Briton and Broughton. Other similar baby names are Branton, Brannton, Brenton, Brentton, Brittan, Bretton, Breton, Brion, Brockton and Brocton.

Popularity of Brighton

Brighton is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#17425 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Brighton compared with similar and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Brighton only.

Popularity of name Brighton
Popularity of Brighton