Home > Brantley


What does Brantley mean?

Brantley Pronunciation of Brantley as a boys' name (also used less commonly as girls' name Brantley) is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of the name Brantley is "sword; fiery torch, beacon". Brantley is an alternate spelling of Brand (Old Norse, Old English). Brantley is also a variant of Brant (Old English).


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, sword (warrior), fiery


VARIANT Brantlie




Brantley Ajay (B.A.), ..

How popular is Brantley?

Brantley is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#1646 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Brantley was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its peak position of #119 in the U.S. in 2013, and is presently at #193. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Brant is the only other popular variation form of Brantley (#193 VIA LATEST LIST). Other forms, like Brantlie, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Brantley was at its highest in 2014 (USAGE OF 0.2%) and is somewhat lower today (USAGE 0.1%, 35.1% LESS), with the form Brant becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brantley, Brant in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Brantley and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Brantley is alike in pronunciation to Brentley and Brently. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bailey, Baley, Barcley, Barkley, Bartle, Bartlet, Bentlea, Bentlee, Bentley, Bently, Blakeley, Blaney, Bradey, Bradlea, Bradlee, Bradley, Bradly, Bradney, Brandan, Branden, Brandin, Brando, Brandon, Brandt, Brandyn, Branlea (see Branley), Branlee, Branley, Branlie, Branly, Brannen, Brannt (see Brant), Bransen, Branten, Branton, Brawlea (see Brawley), Brawley, Brawly, Braylen, Brenden, Brenley (see Brinley), Brent, Brenten, Brentin, Brenton, Brentt, Brentton, Brenttyn, Brentyn, Briant, Brindley, Brindly, Brinlee, Brinley, Brinly, Brockley, Bryant, Chantrey, Cranlee (see Cranley), Cranly (see Cranley), Grantley, Grantly, Handley, Hanley, Hartley, Huntley, Langley, Manley, Prestley, Ransley, Shanley, Shannley and Stanley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Brantley.

See names
in meaning and etymology.