Brentley Name Meaning & Origin

Brentley

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Origin of the name Brent:

Transferred use of the English surname that originates from two separate sources. Brent (the burnt) is an evolution of the Old English beornan (to burn) and was originally used as a nickname for a criminal who had been branded for his crimes. It is also derived from brend (burnt land) and is used as an English place-name; in this instance, Brent has the definition “dweller by the burnt land.”

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The name Brentley is a modern variation of Brent.

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Possible nicknames: Brent and Bren

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