Gender: Male Meaning of Kent: "edge" Origin of Kent: English surname and place-name

Kent Origin and Meaning

The name Kent is a boy's name of English, Scandinavian origin meaning "edge".

Kent is a no-nonsense, brief, brisk one-syllable name, almost as curt as Kurt.

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Daiseymae Says:


This is a family name.

roseofjune Says:


One vowel away from a rude insult.

cabosanmucus Says:


Call me crazy! But in my mind this is unisex a la Kendall.