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pinWhat does Kent mean?

Kent /kent/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name is pronounced kent. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Kent is "edge". Also a place name for a county in England. Football player Kent Graham; artist Rockwell Kent.


Kent has 3 variants: Kennt, Kentrell and Kentt.

Kreatif forms: Kakent, Kentka, Kentta. [more]

pinHow popular is Kent?

Kent is a very popular first name for men (#293 out of 1220, Top 24%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#733 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Kent for boys. Kent was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its apex position of #165 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kent name in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Kent is pronounced similarly to Quent. Other suggested similar baby names are Bent, Ken, Kenn, Kennet and Knut. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kent.