English, place-name
"Trent's town"

Trenton Origin and Meaning

The name Trenton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "Trent's town".

There's only one Trenton, New Jersey, but it's a widely used name, more for its fashionable -on ending than the reference to the city. Since 2007, however, Trenton has been on a steady decline. Trenten is another popular spelling.

Two NFL players, Trent Richardson and the late TJ Jackson, have Trenton as first name.

# 861 in the US

Trenton Rank in US Top 1000

# 2709 on Nameberry

Trenton Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Trenton Popularity

Famous People Named Trenton

  • Trenton Lee StewartAmerican author
  • Trenton Lavar HassellAmerican basketball player
  • Trenton William "Trent" HarmonAmerican pop singer
  • Trenton Jamond "Trent" RichardsonAmerican NFL football player
  • Trenton James "T. J." JacksonAmerican NFL football player

Trenton in Pop Culture

  • TrentonCapitol of New Jersey
  • Trenton Altocharacter in "Sims" series
  • Trentoncharacter of music video "Girls Like Girls" by Hayley Kiyoko