Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Brightnod m. Proto-Germanic *berhtaz + Proto-Germanic *naudiz 'need, necessity'.

England
Latin
966 Briðnoðus (nom) CDAS DXXVIII; 967 Brihtnoð (nom) ibid. DXXXVI, Brihtnoðo (dat) ibid. DXXXVI, Brihtnoðus (nom) ibid. DXXXVI, Bryctnoð (nom) ibid. DXXXIII; 1189 Brihtnad (nom) GASurv p. 181; 1222 Brichtnothus (nom) StPaulDom p. 97
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Brightnod". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Brightnod.