"dweller near the burnt land"

Brent Origin and Meaning

The name Brent is a boy's name of English origin meaning "dweller near the burnt land".

One of several blunt B names just this side of the gender divide. While its short and to-the-point sound may feel modern, it has been declining steadily since the 1980s.

David Brent is Ricky Gervais's character in the UK version of The Office.

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Famous People Named Brent

  • Brent KinsmanAmerican actor
  • Brent KiteAustralian rugby league player
  • Brent Woody MusburgerAmerican sportscaster
  • Brent MydlandAmerican keyboardist for the Grateful Dead
  • Brent SeabrookCanadian hockey player
  • Brent SmithAmerican lead singer of rock band Shinedown
  • General Sir Brent SpencerEnglish officer
  • Brent Jay SpinerAmerican actor
  • Brent WilsonAmerican former bassist for Panic! at the Disco

Brent in Pop Culture

  • "Brent"in the early 1500s AD, a spelling of the word "burnt"
  • Brent Tarletonone of the Tarleton twins, in Gone With the Wind
  • David Brentfrom the UK TV series "The Office"