What does Bristol mean?
Bristol \b-ris-tol, br(i)-stol\ as a boys' 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: Bristow.
Bristol is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#5102 out of 88799, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Bristol for boys. Bristol has not been listed in the list thus far. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)