US Popularity:2620
Origin:British
Meaning:The flooder; Traveler, through, trespasser
If you know for a fact baby is going to be strong-willed and boisterous, then Trent is the kind of solid name that will fit them to a T. British in origin; Trent’s etymology stems from more than one possibility. Initially a surname for people living along the River Trent, this sturdy title means “the flooder” or “traveler, through, trespasser” because of the river’s gushing waters. Trent may also come from Trenton, the name of the settlement William Trent established during the 18th century that essentially means “Trent’s town.” Trent has a more striking effect than the similar title, Brent, with its double t sounds commanding the listener’s attention. With a name like Trent, baby will always find their way in the world—even if they have to forge their own path!

Famous People Named Trent

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Trent Harmon
    Singer
  • Trent Reznor
    Musician, Singer
  • Trent Richardson
    Football Player

Trent Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Trent is currently #1773 on The Bump
Boy:Trent is currently #984 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Trent is currently #2620 in U.S. births
Boy:Trent is currently #1238 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2023
#1238
in 2023
- 112
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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