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 (#19007 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Brighton for boys. Brighton has yet to be ranked in the list thus far. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)