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Meaning and Name Origin

Brentley \b-rent-ley, br(en)-tley\ as a name for boys has the meaning "hill, mount". Brentley is a form of Brent (Old English, Celtic): transferred use of the surname. Popular choice for a given name for boys.


Brentley has 1 variant: Brently.

Brentley has 8 more alternative forms via Brent: Brendt, Brennt, Brentan, Brenten, Brentin, Brenton, Brentt and Brentyn.


Brentley is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#41249 out of 88799, Top 46%). (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. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Brentley name in U.S.

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

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) listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names reached its highest during the years 1980-1989 and has become much less since, with the forms Brent and Brenton becoming less fashionable. Brentley (#635) is the most contemporarily stylish baby name in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Brent, Brentley, Brenton in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Brentley is alike in pronunciation to Brantley. Other suggested similar baby names are Bentley and Brindley. Like Brentley, these names are not frequently used.