Name: Brantley

Origin and Meaning of the Name Brantley

  • Meaning:
    Sword
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Burnt land
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Brando's clearing
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (BRANT lee)
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Miscellaneous Info for Brantley

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Anglicized spelling of Swiss German Brändle and Brändli, topographic names for someone who lived near a place where there had been a forest fire or in an area of town that had been burned down. It has also been used in the Midlands of the UK as a surname meaning "Brando's clearing".

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