Name Kent

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Kent

Kent is a ♂ male name.

Origin of 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.

Meaning of Kent

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

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Name Statistic: Kent is ranked #9994 overall ↓↓ -2120

  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 1539 ↓↓ -314
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 2764 ↑↑ 1168
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 3169 ↑↑ 1386
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 3619 ↑↑ 9132
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 3637 ↑↑ 9802
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 4511 ↑↑ 597
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 5368 ↓↓ -2018
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 6676 ↓↓ -5353
  • 🇫🇷 France: 8702 ↓↓ -510
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 9322 ↓↓ -399
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 9389 ↓↓ -4954
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 9964 ↓↓ -3713
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 10203 ↑↑ 3384
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 11113 ↑↑ 966
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 11598 ↓↓ -10815
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 11909 ↓↓ -4525
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 12185 ↓↓ -11588
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 12948 ↓↓ -2782
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 13112 ↓↓ -4269


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