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 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)
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)