Brent: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Brent

Originating as an English place name, from a Celtic word meaning "hill." And seeing as there'll be days when parenting little Brent seems like an uphill battle, this is particularly fitting.

Nicknames:

Bren.

Famous people named Brent:

Actors Brent Kinsman and Brent Spiner; keyboardist Brent Mydland; singer Brent Smith; bassist Brent Wilson.

Fun fact:

Brent may also derive from the Old English "beornan," meaning "burnt" - and people called Brent (or "the burnt") may have been criminals branded for their crimes.

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