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What does Brenten mean?

Brenten Pronunciation of Brenten [brenten] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the name Brenten means "hill, mount; Bryni's settlement". Brenten is an alternate spelling of Brent (Old English, Celtic): transferred use of the surname. Brenten is also a form of Brenton (Old English).

Associated with: old english, hill (mountain).


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

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

Creative forms:
(male) Barnten, Belten, ..

(female) Brente, Brentel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Brenten Avion (B.A.), ..

How popular is Brenten?

Brenten is an unusual given name for males. Brenten is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Brentley (#642 in recent rankings), Brent (#884), Brenton (#1120) and Brently (#1698) are the prominent variation forms of Brenten (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Brentton, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Brenten was common 5 decades ago (average #1184) and has become significantly diminished since, with the form Brent becoming somewhat dated. Brent has generally been preferred by parents, though Brentley has become popular as well over time. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Brenten is pronounced similarly to Brannton, Branten, Brantin and Branton. Other recommended names are Bensen, Benton, Brandan, Branden, Brander, Brandin, Brandon, Brandyn, Brannen, Bransen, Brant, Brantley, Brantt (see Brant), Breandan, Brenan, Brendan, Brendano, Brenden, Brendin, Brendon, Brendyn, Brenley (see Brinley), Brenn, Brennan, Brennen, Brennin, Brennon, Brenyn, Breton, Brette, Bretton, Brexton, Bronsen, Bryent, Quenten, Trenten, Trentin and Trenton. These names tend to be more frequently used than Brenten.

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