Trent - boys name

Trent name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 81%

Trent name meaning:

The name Trent is of English origin, derived from a place name in Britain. It is associated with the River Trent, one of the major rivers of England, known for its strength and longevity. The name itself means "trespasser" or "flooder," referring to the river's tendency to overflow its banks. Historically, it indicated someone who lived near the River Trent or was somehow connected to it.

As a boy's name, Trent embodies qualities of strength, flexibility, and endurance, much like the river it's named after. It suggests a person who is capable of adapting to changes and overcoming obstacles, much like water shaping its path through the landscape. Trent has a modern, yet timeless quality, making it a popular choice for parents seeking a name with both character and depth. Its simple pronunciation and spelling add to its appeal, offering a straightforward yet distinguished choice for a boy's name.

Origin: Latin


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Overall UK ranking: 907 out of 4789

33 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Trent

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