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Bentley - Meaning of Bentley

What does Bentley mean?

[ 2 syll. ben-tley, be-ntl-ey ] The baby boy name Bentley is also used as a girl name, but it is much more common for boys. It is pronounced as BAHNTLiy- †. Bentley is an English name of Old English origin. The name's meaning is from the bent-grass clearing or meadow.

Ben (English), Benny (English), Bent, Bentleah, Bentleigh, and Bentli are variants of Bentley.

Other forms of Bentley include the diminutive form Lee (English), and the variant spellings Bentlea (English), Bentlee (English), Bentlie (English), and Bently (English).

See also the related category grass.

Bentley is popular as a baby name for boys, and it is also considered fairly trendy. The name's popularity has been growing since the 2000s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2012 with 0.290% of baby boys being given the name Bentley. It ranked at #75 then. In 2017, its usage was 0.193% and its ranking #102, and it was the most popular among all boy names in its group. In 2017, 10 times more boys were named Bentley than the next most popular name, Lee. Bentley has in the past century been mostly given to baby boys. In 2011, the name Bentley was given to 19 times as many baby boys than girls.

Baby names that sound like Bentley include Bandelle, Bandhul, Bentleigh, Bentli, Bentlie, and Bently.

† Pronunciation for Bentley: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"


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