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139k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Brent

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Hill
  • #496 All Time
Girls
Boys
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How popular is the name "Brent" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1885505
1896505
1910505
1912808
1913606
191517017
191618018
191717017
191819019
191921021
192022022
192121021
192214014
192315015
192418018
192519019
192621021
192726026
192819019
192924024
193029029
193136036
193232032
193346046
193445045
193551051
193665065
193791091
19381140114
19391840184
19402880288
19412890289
19423150315
19433500350
19443150315
19452690269
19465060506
19476756669
19486460646
19497380738
19509146908
19519496943
19521,08201,082
19531,20301,203
19541,23571,228
19551,37801,378
19561,45101,451
19571,78581,777
19582,08262,076
19592,28572,278
19602,27092,261
19612,56182,553
19622,56662,560
19632,82172,814
19642,74602,746
19652,41982,411
19662,69452,689
19672,878162,862
19682,92782,919
19693,371113,360#92 boy name
19704,303314,272#74 boy name
19714,074204,054#73 boy name
19723,558223,536#76 boy name
19733,306173,289#80 boy name
19743,441253,416#76 boy name
19753,387173,370#79 boy name
19763,424203,404#78 boy name
19773,449203,429#85 boy name
19783,202213,181#87 boy name
19793,479173,462#84 boy name
19803,565263,539#84 boy name
19813,392223,370#89 boy name
19823,351253,326#90 boy name
19833,046203,026#94 boy name
19843,202193,183#89 boy name
19853,342243,318#89 boy name
19863,076173,059#94 boy name
19872,865312,834
19882,883162,867
19892,759122,747
19902,618102,608
19912,20062,194
19921,95801,958
19931,80001,800
19941,63101,631
19951,58601,586
19961,34151,336
19971,25301,253
19981,20201,202
19991,05501,055
20009000900
20018470847
20027270727
20036850685
20046450645
20055620562
20065440544
20075200520
20084680468
20093980398
20103680368
20112860286
20123170317
20132850285
20142630263

Want to know about the populiarty of Brent? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 138,584 babies born with the name Brent in the United States. That's more than enough Brents to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1885 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Brent" was in 1970 with a total of 4,272 babies. (That's a lot of baby Brents)

According to the 1946 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Brent" ranks #14 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Utah. Imagine that, 123 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1946. Across the entire United States a total of 506 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Brent" mean?

Brent (English): Hill

The name "Brent" is of English origin and it means "Hill". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 6 other names that are similar to this one.

B is for bestow, as you give so much.

R is for rational, the way you think.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

Your name in reverse order is "Tnerb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Betrn". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Brent popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Brent in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Brent

Brent Spiner

Brent Spiner is an actor, comedian, and musician with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1970 to present. Brent was born in 1949 as Brent Jay Spiner in Houston, Texas, U.S.

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Brent Barry

Brent Barry is a basketball biography. Brent was born in 1971 in Hempstead, New York.

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Brent Kinsman

Brent Kinsman is an actors with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Brent was born in 1997 in Los Angeles, California.

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Brent Briscoe

Brent Briscoe is an actor and writer. Brent was born in 1961 in Moberly, Missouri.

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Brent Johnson

Brent Johnson is an ice hockey player. Brent was born in 1977 in Farmington, MI, USA.

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Brent Stait

Brent was born in 1959 in Snow Lake, Manitoba, Canada.

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Past life for Brent born Sep 3, 1982

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern China approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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