What does Bent mean?
Bent /bent/ as a boys' name. Bent's name origin is Latin, and the meaning of Bent is "blessed". Bent is an alternate spelling of Benedict (Latin): from Church Latin Benedictus. Bente is a common last name.
How popular is Bent?
Bent is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#7292 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Bennett (#166 a year ago), Ben (#723), Bennie, Benito and Benedict are the popular variation forms of Bent (not in Top 1000). Other variants, like Bengt, are seldom used. These relations of Bent were at the height of their popularity during 1930-1939 (adoption of 0.57%) and are now much less conventional (adoption 0.22%, down 61%), with the versions Ben, Benedict, Bennie and Benito becoming less stylish. Bennett is the most chic baby name in this compilation, with this name having a revival in popularity. Shown below is an analysis of the statistics of Bent and corresponding names. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
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Recommended similar baby names are Ban, Bane, Bank, Bart▼, Bat, Beal, Bear, Beaty, Beau▲, Beck, Beda, Bede, Bell, Benet, Benett, Benji, Benjy, Benn, Benne, Benno, Benny▼, Bently▼, Benton▼, Berg, Berk, Berl, Bern, Bernd, Berndt, Berne, Bernet, Bernt, Berny, Bert▼, Berto, Berty, Bev, Bing, Binh, Bond, Boni, Boot, Brant▼, Bren, Brendt, Brenn, Brennt, Brent▼, Brentt, Bret▼, Brett▼, Brit, Bryent, Burt▼, Hunt, Kennt, Kent▼, Quent and Trent▲. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bent.