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Name Bentley

Origin:From Old English words for bent and wood, clearing, meadowTools:

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Languages of use:English
US 2018 rank:#121     ... 119:Tyler, 120:Bennett, 121:Bentley, 122:Ryker, 123:Tristan ...     Full US 2018 list
Similarly written:Bentley, Bentlee, Bently, Brentley, Bente, Benthe, Berkley, Bexley, Brantley, Ensley     Details
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About Bentley/Bentley, the group of names with the same origin as Bentley

Language of origin:Old English
Info about origin, male:from a family name itself deriving from a place name with the meaning meadow with bent grass
Words:beonet = bent  Old English
 leah = the wood (in the sense of forest), the clearing (open place within a wood), the meadow  Old English
Topics:Family name, Geographic name
Variants' top ranks:56:Bentley Canada/BC 2012,  576:Bently USA 2011,  580:Bentlee USA 2012,  904:Bentley USA 2011
Name variants:Bentley, Bentlee, Bentley, Bently   Sortable list   Details

Popularity lists that contain the name Bentley

Canada/British ColumbiaGraph2013 66,  2012 562011 100
USA yearlyGraph2018 121,  2017 102,  2016 100,  2015 93,  2014 89,  2013 81,  2012 75,  2011 752010 101,  2009 515,  2008 939,  2007 995