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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.

Brighton is also pronounced similarly to Briton, Britton and Broughton.


Popularity

Brighton is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#17425 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Top 1000 baby names ranking of Brighton name in U.S.

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