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What does Brinley mean?

Brinley Pronunciation of Brinley [brin-ley] as a boys' name (also used more regularly as girls' name Brinley) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Brinley is "burnt meadow". From Brindley, derived from burned leah, a surname and place name from the name of a village in Cheshire.

Associated with: old english, meadow, surname.


Brinley has 8 variants: Brenley, Brindley, Brindly, Brinlee, Brinleigh, Brinly, Brynlee and Brynly.

Creative forms:
(male) Brinel, Bronley, ..

(female) Brinde, Brinzy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Brinley Franco (B.F.), ..

How popular is Brinley?

Brinley is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#23283 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Brinley has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Brinley is pronounced similarly to Branlea, Branlee, Branley, Branlie and Branly. Other suggested similar names are Ainsley, Ardley, Arney, Bailby (see Balbo), Bailer, Bailey, Baillee, Baley, Beasley, Beirney (see Burney), Benjey, Bentley, Berkeley, Berkley, Billy, Binky, Birley, Birney, Blaney, Bosley, Bradey, Bradlee, Bradley, Bradney, Branden, Brander, Brannen, Bransen, Branten, Brantley, Brauly, Brawley, Brentley, Brickel, Bricker, Bridgeley (see Bridgely), Brien, Briley, Brilie (see Briley), Brily (see Briley), Bromlea (see Bromley), Bromlee, Bromley, Brucey, Brunel, Brylee, Bryley (see Briley), Buckley, Cranley, Dailey, Denley, Dunley, Finley, Finnley, Gilley, Greeley, Gridley, Hanley, Hernley, Kenley, Linley, Linsey, Manley, Mckinley, Riley, Shanley, Shipley, Stanley, Willey and Wrisley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Brinley.

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