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Meaning and name origin

Bent \b(e)-nt\ as a boy's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Bent is "blessed". Bent is a variant of Benedict (Latin): from Church Latin Benedictus.


Bent has 2 variant forms: Bengt, Bennt.


Bent is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#8004 out of 88799, Top 9%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Bent and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Benedict. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Benedict in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Benedict outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Ben, Benet, Benett, Benito, Benn, Bennet, Benoit, Bernt, Bert, Bond, Brent and Kent. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bent.