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Bentley (girl)

What does Bentley mean?

Bentley Pronunciation of Bentley [bent-ley] as a girls' name (also used more regularly as boys' name Bentley) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Bentley is "meadow of bent grass". Place name used as surname and then given name. Linked in modern times with the luxurious English cars.

Associated with: old english, meadow, surname, modern.


Bentley has 4 variants: Bentlea, Bentlee, Bentleigh and Bently.

Creative forms:
(female) Bentel, Bentla, ..

(male) Benter, Bentry, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bentley Marissa (B.M.), ..

How popular is Bentley?

Bentley is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#814 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Bentley was first listed in 2009 and reached its highest position of #905 in the U.S. in 2011, and is at #1298 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bentley name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bentley outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aemiley, Ainsley, Ansley, Aynsley, Bailey, Bailley, Bayley, Beate, Beatie, Beckey, Belen, Belle, Bennie, Benny, Bente, Berte, Berthe, Bertie, Berty, Beryle, Bethea, Bethel, Betheny, Bethy, Bethzy, Betsey, Betsy, Bette, Bettie, Betty, Bettye, Bevalee (see Beverly), Beverley, Billey, Bonney, Bradley, Brantley, Brettney, Briley, Brinley, Britney, Bryley (see Briley), Bunty, Ceceley (see Cecilia), Ceciley, Deney, Fernley, Hedley, Jenney, Kealey, Keeley, Kelley, Kempley, Keyley, Keylley, Langley, Lesley, Lezley, Lynley, Nelley, Penney, Perley, Reilley, Reney, Wendey (see Wendy) and Whitley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bentley.

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