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What does Brently mean?

Brently Pronunciation of Brently 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)


VARIANT Brentley

RELATIONS VIA BRENT Brendt, Brennt, Brentan, Brenten, Brentin, Brenton, Brentt, Brentyn



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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 #1909 currently. (2016 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?

Popular variation forms of Brently (#1909 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) ranked in the Top 2000 are Brentley (#747), Brent (#973) and Brenton (#1145). Usage of these relations of Brently was widespread among parents during 1970-1979 (AVERAGE #1184) and has become much less since (#1193, 82% 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-sounding 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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