What does Brenton mean?
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 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:
(male) Benton, Burnton, ..
(female) Brenon, Brentony, ..
How popular is Brenton?
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 1940-1949 and reached its top rank of #413 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, and is presently at #1018. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the statistics of Brenton and related names. Brandon (#71 via latest list), Brennan (#386), Brentley (#635), Brent (#841), Branden (#1006), Brently (#1393), Brannon, Brandin, Brandyn and Brandan are the prominent related forms of Brenton (#1018 via latest list) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Brannton, are uncommon. These forms of Brenton were favored as birth names 2 decades ago (adoption of 1.76%) and have become significantly less popular since (adoption 0.41%, 77% less), with forms like Brent going out of style. Brentley is the most fashionable baby name in this compilation.
Recommended names are Belton, Benson▲, Benton, Berton, Blanton, Boynton, Brando, Branson▲, Branston, Brant, Brantt (see Brant), 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.