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Gender: F Origin of Bristol: Place-name Bristol's Popularity in 2014: #425

Bristol Palin, the daughter of former Alaska governor and Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin, grabbed her own share of headlines by having a baby out of wedlock and then appearing on Dancing With The Stars. She single-handedly propelled her distinctive name, inspired by a city in England, into the Top 1000 and up the charts. Bristol has been one of the fastest-rising girls' names recently, though it plateaued in the past two years.

Famous People Named Bristol

Bristol Sheeran Marie Palin, daughter of American politician Sarah Palin

Pop Culture References for the name Bristol

Bristol, City in South West England
Bristol Bay, Alaska
Bristol Cities, cockney rhyming slang
Bristol, minor character in Melody Carlson's "Never Been Kissed"