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Gender: Male Meaning of Trenton: "Trent's town" Origin of Trenton: English, place-name Trenton's Popularity in 2018: #516

The name Trenton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "Trent's town". Trenton is ranked #516 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 "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia - with middles!".

From the experts:

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.

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Pop Culture References for the name Trenton

Trintin, Trentton, Trenten, Trentin, Trinten, Trendon, Trentyn, Trinton, Trendun

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Ruby Byler Says:


Well I for one think Trenton is a pretty cool name. And having a baby boy named Trenton Lane!!!... HOW CUTE!!!

lesliemarion Says:


No offense to New Jersey, but if I were naming a boy a place name it would be Tangier, Persia, Ontario, Durango, Boston, Laramie, Zaire, Nairobi, Vermont, Colorado, Mull, Quebec, Dallas, or some other more appealing name.