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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 is the baby names popularity of the name Brighton for boys. (2012 statistics) Compare Brighton with similar and related boy baby names.