What does Bristol mean?
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.
Bristol has 1 variant: Bristow.Creative forms:
(male) Birtol, Brintol, ..
(female) Brisbe, Brista, .. Middle name pairings:
Bristol Howard (B.H.), ..
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)
Shown below is the birth name history of Bristol for boys. Bristol has not been listed in the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended 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.See names in meaning and etymology.