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Brent

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Hill
  • #500 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Brent in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1885 5 0 5
1896 5 0 5
1910 5 0 5
1912 8 0 8
1913 6 0 6
1915 17 0 17
1916 18 0 18
1917 17 0 17
1918 19 0 19
1919 21 0 21
1920 22 0 22
1921 21 0 21
1922 14 0 14
1923 15 0 15
1924 18 0 18
1925 19 0 19
1926 21 0 21
1927 26 0 26
1928 19 0 19
1929 24 0 24
1930 29 0 29
1931 36 0 36
1932 32 0 32
1933 46 0 46
1934 45 0 45
1935 51 0 51
1936 65 0 65
1937 91 0 91
1938 114 0 114
1939 184 0 184
1940 288 0 288
1941 289 0 289
1942 315 0 315
1943 350 0 350
1944 315 0 315
1945 269 0 269
1946 506 0 506
1947 675 6 669
1948 646 0 646
1949 738 0 738
1950 914 6 908
1951 949 6 943
1952 1,082 0 1,082
1953 1,203 0 1,203
1954 1,235 7 1,228
1955 1,378 0 1,378
1956 1,451 0 1,451
1957 1,786 8 1,778
1958 2,081 6 2,075
1959 2,285 7 2,278
1960 2,270 9 2,261
1961 2,563 8 2,555
1962 2,566 6 2,560
1963 2,820 7 2,813
1964 2,746 0 2,746
1965 2,419 8 2,411
1966 2,694 5 2,689
1967 2,878 16 2,862
1968 2,927 8 2,919
1969 3,370 11 3,359 #92 boy name
1970 4,304 31 4,273 #74 boy name
1971 4,074 20 4,054 #73 boy name
1972 3,556 22 3,534 #76 boy name
1973 3,306 17 3,289 #80 boy name
1974 3,441 25 3,416 #76 boy name
1975 3,387 17 3,370 #79 boy name
1976 3,426 20 3,406 #78 boy name
1977 3,448 20 3,428 #85 boy name
1978 3,202 21 3,181 #87 boy name
1979 3,479 17 3,462 #84 boy name
1980 3,566 26 3,540 #84 boy name
1981 3,394 22 3,372 #89 boy name
1982 3,352 25 3,327 #90 boy name
1983 3,047 20 3,027 #94 boy name
1984 3,202 19 3,183 #89 boy name
1985 3,342 24 3,318 #89 boy name
1986 3,076 17 3,059 #94 boy name
1987 2,866 31 2,835
1988 2,883 16 2,867
1989 2,760 12 2,748
1990 2,618 10 2,608
1991 2,201 6 2,195
1992 1,958 0 1,958
1993 1,800 0 1,800
1994 1,631 0 1,631
1995 1,586 0 1,586
1996 1,341 5 1,336
1997 1,253 0 1,253
1998 1,202 0 1,202
1999 1,055 0 1,055
2000 900 0 900
2001 847 0 847
2002 727 0 727
2003 685 0 685
2004 645 0 645
2005 562 0 562
2006 544 0 544
2007 520 0 520
2008 468 0 468
2009 398 0 398
2010 368 0 368
2011 286 0 286
2012 317 0 317
2013 285 0 285
2014 263 0 263
2015 250 0 250

Want to know about the popularity of the Brent baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 138,842 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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 4,273 babies. (That's a lot of baby Brents)

According to the 1983 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Brent" ranks #69 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, 179 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1983. Across the entire United States a total of 3,047 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Brent" mean? The list below shows the origins of Brent as well as things modernly associated with the name Brent such as celebrities named Brent.

Origin and Meaning of Brent

The name "Brent" is of English origin, and it means "Hill". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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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Other Inspirations for the Name Brent

Brent Celek
Brent Crude
Brent Elementary
Brent Scowcroft
Brent Grimes
Brent Rivera
Brent Morin
Brent Weeks

Alternative Meanings

B is for buddy, everyone is your pal.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

N is for nice, need I say more?

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

Your name in reverse order is "Tnerb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Btner". 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.

Past life for Brent born Jun 16, 2013

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 USA South-East approximately on 550. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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