Gender: Female Origin of Brighton: English place-name

Brighton Origin and Meaning

The name Brighton is a girl's name of English origin.

Out-of-the-way place name (it's an antiquated holiday spot on England's south coast) that might make a brilliant choice. Actor/director Jon Favreau named his daughter Brighton Rose.

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burg123 Says:


Brighton and Brooklyn would be such cute twins!

cheesy-biscuit Says:


Maybe if you gave birth on the pier?

Carolinekalmes Says:


I have a close friend named Brighton! I love the name. I think it sounds cheerful and unique. I think of Brighton beach in New York.

beachbear Says:


I love this. It's sophisticated yet uncommon.

Wittyusername103 Says:


This is adorable! Brie is also a cute nickname

glitterandrocknroll Says:


Love it. It sounds very light, positive and happy. First heard it from a little girl who used to be on The Walking Dead, Brighton Sharbino. She also has an older sister named Saxon, so go figure.

I think it works for boys and girls, but personally I think it's better on a girl.