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Bently (girl)

What does Bently mean?

Bently Pronunciation of Bently [bent-ly] as a name for girls (also used more generally as boys' name Bently) is of Old English origin, and the name Bently means "meadow of bent grass". Bently is a version of Bentley (Old English).

Associated with: old english, meadow.


Bently has 3 variants: Bentlea, Bentlee and Bentleigh.

Creative forms:
(female) Bentti, Betly, ..

(male) Bentby, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bently Brittany (B.B.), ..

How popular is Bently?

Bently is an uncommon first name for women but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#34399 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only popular alternative form of Bently (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 is Bentley (#1298 from recent data). Other variants, like Bentleigh, are seldom used. Adoption of this form of Bently reached its apex less than a decade ago (#905) and is somewhat lower today. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bently and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bailly, Baily, Bayly, Beate, Beatie, Beckey, Becky, Bel, Bell, Bella, Belle, Bena, Benita, Benni, Bennie, Benny, Bente, Beril, Berny, Berrty (see Bertha), Berry, Bert, Berta, Berte, Bertha, Berty, Beryl, Beryle, Bessy, Bet, Beth, Bethy, Bethzy, Betia, Bets, Betsy, Bett, Betta, Bette, Betti, Betts, Betty, Bettye, Beula, Beverly, Beyla, Billy, Bindy, Binny, Bonney, Bradly, Brantley, Bretny (see Brittany), Brily, Britny, Britty, Bryly (see Briley), Bunny, Bunty, Cecely, Cecily, Fernly, Hedly, Janely, Kealy, Keely, Kelly, Kemply, Keyely, Lesly, Melly, Neely, Nelly, Neroly (see Nerola) and Seely. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bently.

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