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Bristol meaning and name origin
Bristol \b-ris-tol, br(i)-stol\ as a boy's name 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.
Bristol has 1 variant form: Bristow.
Baby names that sound like Bristol are Preston, Brewster, Brosedy, Prestcot and Priestly.
Popularity of Bristol
Bristol is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#5102 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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