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Meaning and name origin

Brenton \b-ren-ton, br(e)-nton\ as a boy's 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 variant forms: Brentan, Brenten, Brentin, Brentton and Brenttyn.


Brenton is a somewhat popular first name for males (#920 out of 1220, Top 75%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#14391 out of 88799, Top 16%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Brenton for boys (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Brenton and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Brandon (#71), Brent (#841) and Brenton. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Brandon, Brent, Brenton in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Brenton is also pronounced similarly to Brannton, Branten, Brantin and Brentyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Benton, Brendan, Brenden, Brendin, Brendon, Brendyn, Brennon, Brently, Brentt, Breton, Bretton, Brexton and Trenton. These names tend to be less commonly used than Brenton.