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What does Bent mean?

Bent Pronunciation of Bent as a boys' name is a Latin name, and the meaning of Bent is "blessed". Bent is an alternate spelling of Benedict (Latin): from Church Latin Benedictus.




VARIANTS Bennt, Bengt

RELATED FORMS VIA BENEDICT Ben, Bendict, Benito, Bennet, Bennett, Bennie, Bennito, Benoit



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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)

Which version is better?

Bennett (#120 A YEAR AGO), Ben (#692), Benedict (#981), Benito (#1785) and Bennie are the popular variation forms of Bent (NOT IN TOP 2000). Other variants, like Bengt, are seldom used. These relations of Bent were at the height of their popularity a century ago (ADOPTION OF 0.4%) and are somewhat less conventional today (ADOPTION 0.2%, DOWN 42%), with versions like Bennie becoming somewhat outmoded. Bennett and Benedict are two of the more chic baby names in this compilation. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ben, Benedict, Benito, Bennett, Bennie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ben, Bennett outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike 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 (see Brent), Brent, Brentt, Bret, Brett, Brit, Bryent, Burt, Hunt, Kennt, Kent, Quent and Trent. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bent.

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