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 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)
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.