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Gender: F Origin of Brighton: English place-name

The name Brighton is a girl's name of English origin. Brighton and is often added to user-created lists like Unisex and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Brighton

Brighton Sharbino, American actress
Brighton Rose Favreau, daughter of actor/director Jon Favreau
Brighton Zeuner , American skateboarder , Youngest woman to compete at X games

Pop Culture References for the name Brighton

"Brighton Rock," novel by Graham Greene
Brighton Sheffield, son on the the American TV show "The Nanny"