The name Brent is a boy's name of English origin meaning "dweller near the burnt land". Brent and is often added to lists like Cool Cowboy Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose... Name Game- BOYS".
From the experts:
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.