Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Brihtstan m. Old English beorht, bryht 'bright' from Proto-Germanic *berhtaz + Old English stān 'stone'.

England
Latin
966 Brihstan (nom) CDAS DXXIX, Byrhstan (nom) ibid. DXXX
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Brihtstan". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Brihtstan.