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)