Brenton

Brenton - A very unique male name



  Aug 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Brenton, meaning town near the burnt land, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1951 on position #1556. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Brenton and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Brenton? 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 Brenton. The baby boy name Brenton was given to 174 baby boys in 2012, ranking #909 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 9,431 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Brenton peaked in popularity 35 years ago in 1984 on position 260.



Famous with this name

Brenton Thwaites
Brenton Cooper
Brenton Berna


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Brenton is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Brenton is currently topping the baby name charts in Georgia at position #478 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,335.

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 Brenton is where you live.


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Brenton origin and meaning

Brenton is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means town near the burnt land. To see famous people named Brenton, pop culture references for the name Brenton and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Brenton

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

Brandon / Brent / Brendan / Bryant / Branden / Brenden / Brendon / Brantley / 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
2012909
2011903
20101029
2009899
2008977
2007980
2006952
2005932
2004859
2003865
2002874
2001853
2000709
1999664
1998665
1997622
1996595
1995600
1994571
1993564
1992544
1991508
1990470
1989435
1988390
1987379
1986324
1985328
1984260
1983524
1982533
1981653
1980639
1979668
1978790
1977648
1976710
1975751
1974711
1973605
1972673
1971652
1970619
1969683
1968634
1967907
19661112
19651283
19641150
19631217
19621475
19611326
19591591
19581605
19571609
19531585
19521583
19511556

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Georgia478
South Carolina497
Arkansas553
Florida590
North Carolina594
Alabama615
Indiana619
Kentucky636
Louisiana662
Pennsylvania730
Tennessee773
Missouri844
Maryland853
Ohio946
Illinois969
Texas1106
California1226
New York1335

Even more about Brenton


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 Brenton 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 Brenton?

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
1984
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Brenton
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 9,431
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1951
2012 births +174

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