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Gender: male
Pronunciation: trent
Meaning: dweller by the Trent river, traveller, journey across, torrent
Related Names: Trenten, Trentin, Trenton

Length: 5 Gender: {{#if male



Rank in 2000s: 246


Name: trent Origin: English,, Meaning (no case): dweller by the trent river, traveller, journey across, torrent

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The name Trent originates as a location name used as a surname referring to a “dweller by the Trent River.” The Trent River traditionally marked the division of north and south England, flowing through Nottingham, Stoke-on-Trent and Burton.


According to the 1990 United States Census, Trent ranked as the 510th most popular male first name and the 1,281st most popular last name. In the United States, the name ranked in the Top 1,000 most popular boys' names six decades since 1880, including every decade since 1950. In the 21st century, the name has ranked in the Top 300 most popular boys' names each year from 2000 (232nd) through 2006 (287th).

United States Popularity of the boy's name Trent in the 21st Century.

  • Year: 2006 Rank:287th
  • Year: 2005 Rank:272nd
  • Year: 2004 Rank:258th
  • Year: 2003 Rank:248th
  • Year: 2002 Rank:234th
  • Year: 2001 Rank:209th
  • Year: 2000 Rank:232nd


  • Trent is the name of towns in South Dakota and Texas, USA.


  • The ”Council of Trent” was the Roman Catholic Church’s Ecumenical Council in the 16th century that convened in Trento, Italy.
  • "Trent University” is a science and liberal arts college in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.
  • The “Trent Affair” was an incident during the American Civil War which almost sparked a war between the United States and the United Kingdom.
  • "Rolls Royce Trent” is the nickname given to a group of high bypass turbofan engines.
  • The “Trent Codices” are one of the largest and most important collection of European manuscripts, which date back to the 15th century.
  • "Trent Park" is a park in London, England, which served as a prison during World War II.


  • Chester Trent Lott Sr. – Former United States politician who served as House Minority Whip, Senate Majority Leader, Senate Minority Leader, and Senate Minority Whip.
  • Trent Farris Dilfer – NFL quarterback who was elected to one Pro Bowl and won Super Bowl XXXV with the Baltimore Ravens in 2000.
  • Trent Carl Wayne Oeltjen – A member of the silver medal Australian baseball team at the 2004 Athens Olympics.
  • Robert Trent Jones, Sr. – Hall of Fame golfer.
  • Michael Trent Reznor – Founder of the industrial rock band “Nine Inch Nails.”
  • Trent Jason Green – NFL quarterback who was selected to two Pro Bowls (2003 & 2005).
  • Trent Willmon – Country music singer and songwriter.
  • Dr. John Trent – American author and President of “Strong Families.”



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Author: Rich Kachold

Facts about TrentRDF feed
Gender male  +
Length 5  +
Meaning dweller by the Trent river, traveller, journey across, torrent  +
Meaningnc dweller by the trent river, traveller, journey across, torrent  +
Name trent  +
Origin English  +
Popularity 2  +
Pronunciation trent  +
Rank in 2000s 246  +
Related Trenten  +, Trentin  +, and Trenton  +
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