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What does Bristol mean?

Bristol Pronunciation of Bristol [bris-tol] as a boys' name (also used more widely as girls' name Bristol) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Bristol is "meeting place by the bridge". Place name: an ancient and important city in England, with one of the most important ports on the west coast. Many cities in America were named after it.

Associated with: old english, ancient (old), england.

Variations

Bristol has 1 variant: Bristow.

Creative forms:
(male) Birtol, Brintol, ..

(female) Brista, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bristol Dyson (B.D.), ..

How popular is Bristol?

Bristol is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#4473 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Bristol has not been listed in the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bristol name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aristo, Aristos, Bertol (see Berthold), Bishop, Boston, Branston, Branton, Brasil, Braxton, Brenton, Breton, Bretton, Brexton, Briano, Bricio, Brickel, Brighton, Brion, Brit, Briton, Britt, Brittan, Britte (see Brett), Britton, Brizio, Brocton, Bruto, Bryson, Criston, Cristos, Driscol, Kristo, Kristof, Kristos, Triston and Wriston. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bristol.

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