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What does Brently mean?

Brently Pronunciation of Brently [brent-ly] as a boys' name. Brently means "hill, mount". Brently is a variant form of Brent (Old English, Celtic): transferred use of the surname.

Associated with: hill (mountain).


Brently has 1 variant: Brentley.

8 more relations via Brent: Brendt, Brennt, Brentan, Brenten, Brentin, Brenton, Brentt and Brentyn.

Creative forms:
(male) Brentis, ..

(female) Brentar, Brenty, ..

Middle name pairings:
Brently Arham (B.A.), ..

How popular is Brently?

Brently is a rare first name for males. Brently is a unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Brently was first listed in 2012 and reached its apex rank of #1393 in the U.S. in the year 2014, and is at #1698 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brently name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Brently (#1698 from current records) ranked in the Top 2000 are Brentley (#642 from current records), Brent (#884) and Brenton (#1120). Usage of these relations of Brently was widespread among parents during 1970-1979 (average #1184) and has become much less since (#1086, 78% less usage), with the form Brent becoming somewhat outmoded. Brent is more universally found than the rest, though Brentley is currently the more favored form.

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

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

Similar Names

Brently is pronounced similarly to Brantley and Brantlie. Other suggested similar names are Beasly, Beatty, Beaty, Benjey, Benjy, Benny, Bent, Bentlea, Bentlee, Bentley, Bentlie, Bently, Benton, Bertle, Berty, Bradly, Branley, Branly, Brant, Branten, Brantin, Branton, Brantt (see Brant), Brauly, Brawly, Bren, Brenan, Brendan, Brenden, Brendin, Brendon, Brendyn, Brenley (see Brinley), Brenn, Brennan, Brennen, Brennin, Brennon, Brentton, Brenttyn, Brenyn, Bret, Breton, Brett, Brette, Bretton, Brexton, Brily (see Briley), Brindley, Brindly, Brinley, Brinly, Brockly (see Brockley), Brunel, Brunell, Bryent, Bryly (see Briley), Brynly, Cranly (see Cranley), Denly, Grantly, Greely, Huntly, Kenly, Penly, Presly, Priestly and Wheatly. These names tend to be more frequently used than Brently.

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