The name Trenton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "Trent's town". Trenton is ranked #391 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Boy Names Trendier Than You Think and discussed in our forums with posts like "The Makeover Baby Name Game".
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There's only one Trenton, New Jersey, but about one thousand babies are being given this name each year, 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.