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Origine of last name

BRIGHT : 1: English: usually a nickname from Middle English bright ‘bright good-looking fresh-faced’ (Old English beorht ‘bright shining’).2: English: perhaps occasionally from an unrecorded Middle English survival of the Old English personal name Briht Beorht from a short form of any of several Old English personal names of which beorht was the first element such as Beorhtrīc ‘bright’ + ‘powerful’. Compare <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Bert">Bert</a>.3: Americanized form of German <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Brecht">Brecht</a>.4: Americanized form of German <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Breit">Breit</a>.

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