The name Brantley is a boy's name meaning "sword, fiery torch". Brantley is ranked #168 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Boy Baby Names Moving Up Fast and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change two letters (5 names)".
From the experts:
Brantley is one of several English surnames that was new to the tops in 2009. A possible-probable inspiration is the country rock singer Brantley Gilbert.