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Bright Surname History

Some crossing over from France to the Rhine-Germany and landed in Philadelphia. Some in Heidelberg, Reading, Haycock Region, Pottstown, Birdsboro, Union Twp., Monocacy, Bucks Co., Pa. , Philadelphia, and Montgomery Co., Norristown, Pa. on Lafayette Street.

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Bright Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

England, France or Germany

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The meaning of Bright come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these craft-based surnames can be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is good to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Bright come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Often these surnames are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Favored of God".