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What does Brentan mean?

Brentan Pronunciation of Brentan [brentan] as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and the meaning of the name Brentan is "hill, mount; Bryni's settlement". Brentan is a version of Brent (Old English, Celtic): transferred use of the surname. Brentan is also a derivative of Brenton (Old English).

Associated with: old english, hill (mountain).


Brentan has 5 variants: Brenten, Brentin, Brentton, Brenttyn and Brentyn.

5 more different relations via Brent, Brenton: Brendt, Brennt, Brentley, Brently and Brentt.

Creative forms:
(male) Beltan, Brantan, ..

(female) Brenon, Brenta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Brentan Karson (B.K.), ..

How popular is Brentan?

Brentan is a rare given name for males. Brentan is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Brentley (#642 a year ago), Brent (#884), Brenton (#1120) and Brently (#1698) are the prominent related forms of Brentan (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Brentt, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Brentan was common during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.2%) and is now significantly reduced, with the version Brent going out of style. Brentley is the most fashionable name for newborns in this list. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brent, Brentley, Brently, Brenton in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Brentan is pronounced similarly to Brannton, Branten, Brantin and Branton. Other recommended names are Benton, Brandan, Branden, Brandin, Brandon, Brandyn, Brant, Brantt (see Brant), Breandan, Brenan, Brendan, Brendano, Brenden, Brendin, Brendon, Brendyn, Brenn, Brennan, Brennen, Brennin, Brennon, Brenyn, Breton, Bretton, Brexton, Brittan, Bryent, Kentan (see Kenton), Trenten, Trentin and Trenton. These names tend to be more commonly used than Brentan.

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