Brenton name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Celtic and Old English
Usage: English
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Brenton b-ren-ton
Meaning: Hilltop, Mount, Variant of Brent, Settlement Associated with Bryni and Hill
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What does Brenton mean?

Prevalent unisex name Brenton is primarily used in English that originated from Celtic and Old English, meaning of Brenton is "Hilltop, Mount, Variant of Brent, Settlement Associated with Bryni or Hill". Brenton is variant form of unfading and illustrous Brent.

Brent is a short version of Brenton. Popular Brent is originated from Old English and Celtic, Brent means "Hilltop and Hill Top".

How do I pronounce Brenton?

The proper pronunciation of two syllabled Brenton is b-ren-ton. br(e)-nton is the different way(s) to pronounce the name.

Variants of Brenton

Brennt, Brent, Brend, Brentan, Brendan

Names that rhyme with Brenton

How popular is the name Brenton?

Brenton was a popular name in United States. Over 14443 babies have been given the moniker in 106 years. At its zenith in 1984, it ranked 261st when 799 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys.

However after 106 years, the name is on free fall on the charts. Additionally, the first name has been in the top 500 baby names 7 times Brenton used to be a common name in New South Wales, first appeared in 1984 and over 193 babies have been given the name in 2 years.

When at the peak of its usage in 1984,. After 2 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts.

Brenton is a familiar baby name in Queensland during its short run, it been to the top 100 names.

In 1984, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 54 on boy names chart when 86 babies were given the name Brenton. Over 557 people have been named Brenton in Queensland.

Brenton is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales still in use today. Brenton is a rare baby name in New South Wales there is very thin chances of it still being given.

Over 193 people have been named Brenton in New South Wales. But Brenton is a popular baby name in Australia where every 1 in 3000 have the name. At least, 10000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our evaluation.

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What numerology tells about Brenton?

You hate waking up at the same time in the morning if you don't have to. Your devotion to people sometimes leads to disappointment because of your high expectations. Hanging around people who don't have a purpose or goal in life is not your thing. You shouldn't expect much out of others but yourself. Having no 5 as your personality number represents your extraordinary personality and creativity.

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  •  Nev - New-fangled and Unheard-of Nev notably is used in English is a unisex name, meaning of Nev is "Little Holy One or Little Saint" came from Celtic and Old French
  •  Nels - Persistent and Widely Accepted Nels is used especially in Swedish, Scandinavian and Norwegian aimed at boys is originated from English and Celtic, Nels means "Champion, Son of Neil or Chief"
  •  Jézabelle came from Celtic, meaning of Jézabelle is "Lord or Generous"
  •  Tyrae - The infrequent unisex name Tyrae means "The Element Tir Meaning Land and Land" is originated from Celtic. Tyrae is a derivative of Tyree.
  •  Tari - The prevailing unisex name Tari is prevalently used in Danish and Finnish, Tari means "Ripe or Fresh" is rooted from Celtic

Middle names for Brenton

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Sibling Names for Brenton

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Famous people named Brenton

  • Brenton Broadstock, Australian composer
  • Brenton Parchment, West Indian cricketer
  • Brenton Sanderson, former Australian rules football player and is the former senior coach of the Adelaide Football Club
  • Brenton Bowen, Australian former professional rugby league footballer of the 2000s
  • Brenton Wood, American singer and songwriter
  • Brenton Brown, dual South African and American Christian musician and worship leader
  • Brenton Halliburton, eighth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia and the son of John Halliburton
  • Brenton Prince in The Great Gatsby as Actor
  • Brenton Spencer in Crowsnest as Cinematographer
  • Brenton Foale in Deal as Actor
  • Brenton Duplessie in Privacy as Actor
  • Brenton Thwaites in Oculus as Actor
  • Brenton Rickard Brenton Scott Rickard is a breaststroke from Australia.
  • Brenton Lonkey is writer of movie The Velvet Elvis


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  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Queensland Government - Open Data Portal,
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