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What does Brentley mean?

Brentley /brent-ley/ 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.

Associated with: hill (mountain).


Brentley has 1 variant: Brently.

Brentley has 6 more alternative forms via Brent: Brentan, Brenten, Brentin, Brenton, Brentt and Brentyn.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Brentell, Brentney, ..

(female) Brentlin, Brenty, ..

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. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Brentley for boys. Brentley entered the list in 2011 and reached its top rank of #635 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 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 recent rankings), Brenton (#1018) and Brently (#1393) are the prominent variation forms of Brentley (#635 in recent rankings). Usage of these relations of Brentley reached its highest 4 decades ago (adoption of 0.22%) and has become much less since (adoption 0.05%, down 77%), with the form Brent falling out of fashion. Brentley is the most contemporarily stylish baby name in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brentley, Brent, Brently, 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 and Brantlie. Other suggested similar names are Bartley, Beasley, Benjey, Bentlea, Bentlee, Bentley, Bentlie, Bently, Berkley, Bertle, Bradley, Branden, Brander, Branlea (see Branley), Branlee, Branley, Branly, Brant, Branten, Brantin, Branton, Brantt (see Brant), Brawley, Brendan, Brendano, Brenden, Brendin, Brendon, Brendt, Brendyn, Brenley (see Brinley), Brennen, Brennt (see Brent), Brentton, Brenttyn, Brette, Briley, Brindley, Brindly, Brinlee, Brinley, Brinly, Brockley, Bromley, Bryent, Bryley (see Briley), Brynlee, Brynly, Cranley, Denley, Grantley, Grantly, Greeley, Henley, Huntley, Kenley, Penley, Pennley, Presley, Pressley, Prestley, Priestley, Trenten, Westley and Wheatley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Brentley.