Meaning and name origin
Trenton \t-ren-ton, tr(e)-nton\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Trenton is "Trent's town". Place name of a New Jersey city that was founded in the late 17th century by a group of Quakers under the leadership of William Trent. In 1776, during the American Revolution, it was the site of an American victory over the British and their Hessian mercenaries.
Trenton is a somewhat popular first name for males (#733 out of 1220, Top 60%) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#67039 out of 88799, Top 75%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Trenton for boys. Trenton reached its highest rank of #178 in the U.S. in 2007 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Trenton and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Trenton (#305), Trent (#499) and Trenten. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Brenton. Like Trenton, this name is not commonly used.