Name Kent Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Kent


Kent is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Kent?

The English name Kent is a transferred use of the surname, which in turn derived from Kent, the name of a county in England, which itself is of Brythonic origin. Besides, Kent is a Turkish name, which is of Sogdian origin, a former Eastern Iranian language.

What does the name Kent mean?

The English name Kent means “coastal district”, “land on the edge” or “corner-land” (from Brythonic “cantus” = edge/border). The Turkish name Kent means “city” (from Sogdian “kand”).

Pronunciation of Kent

Popularity of the name Kent

The name Kent is ranked #9864 overall.

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