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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Famous People Named Kent

  • Kent BrantlyAmerican physician and humanitarian
  • Kent BoydAmerican dancer
  • Kent Alan HrbekAmerican baseball player
  • Kenneth Lamont "Kent" Bazemore Jr.American basketball player
  • (Frank) Kent SmithAmerican actor
  • (James) Kent HullAmerican NFL football player
  • (Daryl) Kent JonesAmerican rapper
  • (Gaylord) Kent ConradU.S. Senator from North Dakota
  • Kent Jason DesormeauxAmerican jockey
  • Kent Gemmell DouglasCanadian ice hockey player
  • Jason Kent BatemanAmerican actor

Kent in Pop Culture

  • Kent Brockman (born Kenny Brockelstein)news anchor on TV's "The Simpsons"
  • Kent McFullercharacter in "Before I Fall"
  • Kent Nelsonalso known as Doctor Fate, character in DC Universe
  • Clark Kentalso known as Superman, character in DC Universe
  • KentSwedish rock band
  • KentEngland
  • Kent "Parse" Parsoncharacter in webcomic "Check, Please!"
  • Kent Cappcharacter in "Sims" series
  • Grayson Kentcharacter in "Drop Dead Diva"

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