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Brenton /bren-ton/ as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Brenton is "Bryni's settlement".

Transferred use of the surname and place name. Bryni is a personal name derived from "bryne", meaning "fire, flame". The modern given name may also be a variant of Branton, or a combination of Brandon with Brent.


Brenton has 5 variants: Brentan, Brenten, Brentin, Brentton and Brenttyn.

Brenton has 16 more alternative forms via Brandon, Branton, Brent: Brandan, Branden, Brandin, Brandyn, Brannon, Brannton, Branten, Brantin, Branton, Brendt, Brennan, Brennt, Brentley, Brently, Brentt and Brentyn.

Kreatif forms: Brenron, Brentonne, Burnton. [more]

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Brenton is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#920 out of 1220, Top 75%) and an even more prominent surname for all people (#14530 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name history of Brenton for boys. Brenton entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #405 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Shown below is a comparison of the statistics of Brenton and related names. Brandon (#71 via latest list), Brennan (#386), Brentley (#635), Brent (#841), Brannon, Branden, Brandyn and Brandan are the prominent related forms of Brenton ranked in the Top 1000. Other forms, like Brentt, are uncommon. These forms of Brenton were favored as birth names 2 decades ago (adoption of 0.487%) and are somewhat less popular today (adoption 0.23%, 53% less), with forms like Brenton falling out of style. Brentley, Brandon and Brennan are three of the more fashionable baby names in this compilation.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Brenton, Brandan, Branden, Brandon, Brandyn in U.S.

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

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

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Recommended similar baby names are Belton, Benson, Benton, Berton, Blanton, Boynton, Brando, Branson, Branston, Brant, Brantt, Braxton, Breandan, Brenan, Brendan, Brendano, Brenden, Brendin, Brendon, Brendyn, Brenn, Brennen, Brennin, Brennon, Brenyn, Breton, Bretton, Brexton, Briton, Britton, Brocton, Bronson, Brunon, Bryent, Fenton, Glenton, Kenton, Preston, Quenton, Renton, Trenten, Trentin and Trenton. These names tend to be less commonly used than Brenton.