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Kent meaning and name origin

Kent \k(e)-nt\ as a boy's 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 variant forms: Kennt, Kentrell and Kentt.

Kent is also pronounced similarly to Quent. Other suggested similar baby names are Bent, Ken, Kenn, Kennet and Knut.

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Popularity of Kent

Kent is a very popular first name for males (#293 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#676 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Kent name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Kent with its variant forms and related boy baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Kent name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Kent outside U.S.