Kent

Colors Related to this Name: White, Gray

Qualities Related to this Name: Extroverted, Adventurous

Popularity: This is a popular name in the US. Ranking #1131 in 2013 and #1222 in 2014.

Famous People

Kent McCord (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Kent Moran (Movie Actor), Kent Haruf (Writer), Kent Williams (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Kent Osborne (Movie Actor), Kent Hrbek (Baseball Player), Kent Smith (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Kent Taylor (Movie Actor,TV Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From Old English Cent, from Latin Cantium, from Brythonic *Cantio (compare Old Irish céite 'gathering, folkmoot, hillock').

Meaning(s):

-A CDP in Iowa

-A city in Minnesota

-A city in Ohio

-A city in Washington, USA

-A maritime county in the southeast of England bordered by East Sussex, Surrey, Greater London, the North Sea and the English Channel.

-A town in Connecticut

-A town in New York

-( male name -comes from the last names language-) transferred from the last name; of mostly American usage, but never popular.

-(last name -comes from the Old English language-) that comes from the place name.

In Swedish

Origin: Borrowed from English Kent at the same time as Kenneth. Generally interpreted as a short form of Kenneth in Scandinavia. First recorded as a Swedish given name in 1923.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).

In Danish

Meaning(s):

-( male name) borrowed from English, interpreted as a short form of Kenneth.

In Norwegian

Meaning(s):

-( male name) borrowed from English and interpreted as a short form of Kenneth.