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Gender: Male Meaning of Brighton: "bright town" Origin of Brighton: English, place name meaning "bright town"

The name Brighton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "bright town". Brighton and is often added to lists like Popular Unisex Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop your least favorite name".

From the experts:

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.

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Pop Culture References for the name Brighton

Brighton Sheffield, male character on TV series The Nanny
Harold Brighton "Bright" Abbott, male character on TV series "Everwood"