English surname and place-name"edge"
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
- Kent "Parse" Parsoncharacter in webcomic "Check, Please!"
- Kent Cappcharacter in "Sims" series
- Grayson Kentcharacter in "Drop Dead Diva"