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Etymology & Historical Origin - Trent
There are two possible etymologies for the name Trent. One is the transferred use of an English surname derived from the River Trent which flows through the midlands of England. The river’s name comes from Celtic words “tros” meaning ‘over’ and “hynt” meaning ‘way’ which is often translated to mean ‘the trespasser’ (given the river’s propensity to flood). Other meanings revolve around the words ‘through, across’ or simply ‘traveler’ to signify the necessity of many fords to cross this river which flows through major road routes. Secondly, Trent could be considered an abbreviated form of Trenton, a name with similar origins.
Popularity of the Name Trent
The male name Trent first appeared on the U.S. popularity charts in 1952 and quickly rose to semi-moderate levels of usage where it has remained for the past 40 years. Trent is a name that has never been trendy or overused. It has a strong one-syllable sound which feels very masculine. It can also be used as a pet form of Trenton which gives the name a more formal sound. Trent is also very similar to Brent – both names are unpretentious, straight-forward and confident. And Trent the Trespasser sort of gives the impression you might have an unpredictable, sometimes uncontainable, strong-willed little tyke on your hands!
Popularity of the Boy Name Trent
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Cultural References to the Baby Name - Trent
Literary Characters of the Baby Name Trent
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Popular Songs on Trent
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Children's Books on the Baby Name Trent
Trent - We cannot find any children’s books featuring a character with the first name Trent.
Famous People Named Trent
Famous People Named Trent - Chester “Trent” Lott (politician); Trent Farris Dilfer (football player); Trent Green (football player); Trent Willmon (country musician); Trent Ford (actor/model); Trent Reznor (musician); Trent Dimas (Olympic gymnast)
Children of Famous People Named Trent
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Trent - Boy Baby Name - Historic Figures
Trent - We cannot find any historically significant people with the first name Trent.
Personality of the Boy Name Trent
The number Five personality loves the excitement of life and can easily adapt to all situations. As natural adventurers, these personalities thrive on the new and unexpected and prefer to be in constant motion. It makes them feel alive. They'll stir up some action if there's not enough around, and as inherent risk-takers they enjoy pushing the envelope. Naturally rebellious, the Five personality has no fear and never resists change. Traveling and new experiences feed their souls. Fives are very social and attract friends with ease. People love to be around the Five fun-loving and exciting energy. This is also a lucky number in numerology (like the Threes), so fortune seems to shine on them, helped along by their own optimism and good-nature. Fives have a quick wit, a cerebral mind, and are generally very persuasive.
Variations of the Baby Name - Trent