An English place name meaning “edge,” which is exactly where your nerves will be when your little Kent says, “Mom!” for the twelve-thousandth time in a row.
Famous people named Kent:
Dancer Kent Boyd; baseball player Kent Hrbek; rapper Kent Jones; actors Kent Smith and Jason Kent Bateman.
For most people, the name Kent brings to mind a famous bearer - Clark Kent, a.k.a. Superman. Not a bad association!