What does Brentley mean?
Brentley /brent-ley/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys has the meaning "hill, mount". Brentley is an alternate form, with the suffix -ley, of Brent (Old English, Celtic): transferred use of the surname.
Brentley▲ has 1 variant: Brently.more]
How popular is Brentley?
Brentley is a rare first name for men but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#80216 out of 150436, Top 53%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Brentley for boys. Brentley entered the list in 2012 and reached its top rank of #635 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Brentley and related names. Brent (#841 in 2014) and Brenton are the prominent variation forms of Brentley (#635 in 2014). Adoption of these boy names reached its highest during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.4987%) and has become much less since (usage 0.1747%, down 65%), with the forms Brent and Brenton becoming less fashionable. Brentley (#635) is the most contemporarily stylish baby name in this list. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)