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Gender: Male Meaning of Trenton: "Trent's town" Origin of Trenton: English, place-name Trenton's Popularity in 2017: #452

The name Trenton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "Trent's town". Trenton is ranked #452 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 "Elimination CAF".

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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Famous People Named Trenton

Trenton Lee Stewart, American author
Trenton Lavar Hassell, American basketball player
Trenton William "Trent" Harmon, American pop singer
Trenton Jamond "Trent" Richardson, American NFL football player
Trenton James "T. J." Jackson, American NFL football player

Pop Culture References for the name Trenton

Trenton, Capitol of New Jersey
Trenton Alto, character in "Sims" series
Trenton, character of music video "Girls Like Girls" by Hayley Kiyoko

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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.