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Gender: Male Meaning of Trent: "the flooder" Origin of Trent: English Trent's Popularity in 2017: #657

The name Trent is a boy's name of English origin meaning "the flooder". Trent is ranked #657 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Popular English Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia - with middles!".

From the experts:

This strong single-syllable boys’ name has been finding favor with parents since the fifties, though it's been slipping in recent years; it fell out of the Top 500 for the first time since 1959 in 2015. Its main associations have been with the River Trent, whose name dates back to prehistoric times, and with former Mississippi Senator Trent (born Chester) Lott, and Trent Reznor (born Michael) of Nine Inch Nails.

In the eighteenth century, William Trent founded a settlement, which became the city known as Trenton (Trent's town), and that morphed into a first name for boys.

(James) Trent Olson is the only brother of the three Olson sisters; Trent Ford has been seen on Gosford Park, The West Wing and Vampire Diaries. And the name of the Vince Vaughn character in the 1996 movie Swingers is Trent.

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Famous People Named Trent

(Michael) Trent Reznor, American musician of band Nine Inch Nails
(Chester) Trent Lott, U.S. senator
Trent Addison Edwards, American football player
Trenton Jamond "Trent" Richardson, American football player
Trent Franks, U.S. Congressman from Arizona
Trent Lucas Sainsbury, Australian footballer
Trent Jason Green, American football player
Trent James Cole, American football player
Trent Farris Dilfer, American football player
Trent Matthias Kowalik, American actor and singer
Trent Tomlinson, American country music singer
Trent Willmon, American country music singer
Trent Barreta, ring name of Gregory "Greg" Marasciulo, American pro wrestler
Trenton William "Trent" Harmon, American pop singer
Trent Scott, brother of American actress Stefanie Scott
(James) Trent Olsen, brother of Olsen twins and actress Elizabeth Olsen
Trent Heaven "Fivel" Stewart, American actress
Trent Boult, New Zealand Cricketer
Trent Alexander-Arnold, English footballer

Pop Culture References for the name Trent

Trent Easton, character in the video game franchise "Perfect Dark"
Trent, character in "Magicians of Xanth"
Trent Malloy, character on TV show "Walker, Texas Ranger"
Trent Ramsey, character from movie '"The Way Way Back"
Trent, character from the movie "Lawn Dogs"
Trent, character on TV's "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend"
Trent Lane, character on animated series "Daria"
Trent, character on animated series "Total Drama"
Trent Fernandez, White Dino Ranger on TV's "Power Rangers: Dino Thunder"
Edison Trent, main character in video game "Freelancer"
Trent University, a university located in Peterborough, Ontario Canada
Nottingham Trent University, a university in Nottingham, UK

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