English, place name meaning "bright town"
"bright town"

Brighton Origin and Meaning

The name Brighton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "bright town".

Brighton has long been known as a holiday resort town on the south coast of England. A cheery unisex name, it was used for his daughter by Jon Favreau, but was a boy on the TV show The Nanny.

Brighton Popularity

Brighton in Pop Culture

  • Brighton Sheffieldmale character on TV series The Nanny
  • Harold Brighton "Bright" Abbottmale character on TV series "Everwood"