Brightwell Family History
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Brightwell Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Berkshire, Oxfordshire, and Suffolk, named Brightwell, from Old English beorht ‘bright’, ‘clear’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bridwell, Whitwell, Bidwell, Broadwell, Bramwell, Bradwell, Rothwell