Brantley

Brantley - A very unique male name



  Aug 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Brantley, meaning sword, fiery torch, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1923 on position #1429. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Brantley and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Brantley? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Brantley. The baby boy name Brantley was given to 2,539 baby boys in 2012, ranking #158 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 646 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Brantley peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 158.



Famous with this name

Jermaine Brantley
Betsy Brantley
Nell Brantley


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Brantley is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Brantley is currently topping the baby name charts in Mississippi at position #31 - and is the least popular in California at position #942.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Brantley is where you live.


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Brantley origin and meaning

Brantley is a 8 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means sword, fiery torch. To see famous people named Brantley, pop culture references for the name Brantley and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Brantley

We've found the following names that sound similar to Brantley, sorted by popularity.

Brandon / Brent / Brendan / Bryant / Branden / Brenden / Brendon / Brenton / Brant / Brandan /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012158
2011323
2010707
20091123
20081425
20071378
20061335
20051371
20041518
20031334
20021495
20011172
20001392
19991387
19981394
19971175
19961419
19951333
19941298
19931223
19921497
19911388
19901275
19891066
19881033
19871884
19861470
19851580
19842279
19832267
19821268
19812233
19801731
19791477
19781506
19771609
19751792
19741319
19721648
19711656
19701530
19681591
19661539
19651568
19621600
19601234
19591590
19581227
19541450
19511555
19471595
19401477
19351528
19271728
19261727
19231429

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Mississippi31
Alabama35
Kentucky38
West Virginia52
Arkansas56
Tennessee63
Georgia73
Louisiana73
South Carolina77
North Carolina82
Oklahoma87
Indiana90
Ohio95
Florida95
Missouri97
Kansas104
North Dakota116
Virginia117
Iowa125
Nebraska128
Wisconsin165
Michigan174
Illinois179
Alaska194
Montana194
Pennsylvania206
Maryland209
Maine223
South Dakota225
Texas230
Minnesota256
Colorado309
Washington313
New Mexico327
Idaho368
Oregon396
Utah423
Arizona509
New York566
Massachusetts651
California942

Even more about Brantley


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Brantley a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Brantley?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Brantley
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 646
Letter count 8
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1923
2012 births +2,539

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