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What does Brighton mean?

Brighton \bri(gh)-ton\ as a boys' 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 a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#17425 out of 88799, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Brighton for boys. Brighton has yet to be ranked in the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Brighton is alike in pronunciation to Briton, Britton and Broughton. Like Brighton, these names are not frequently used.