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Kent Name Popularity

How popular is the name Kent? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 1,037 5 0.0009%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 795 27 0.0028%
1917 1,135 10 0.001%
1918 1,451 5 0.0005%
1919 1,188 10 0.001%
1920 890 27 0.0024%
1921 1,037 17 0.0015%
1922 776 40 0.0036%
1923 730 44 0.0039%
1924 1,003 19 0.0016%
1925 656 60 0.0053%
1926 614 68 0.0062%
1927 607 71 0.0064%
1928 583 74 0.0069%
1929 553 77 0.0074%
1930 490 109 0.0104%
1931 448 123 0.0125%
1932 427 138 0.014%
1933 383 160 0.0172%
1934 364 191 0.0198%
1935 296 300 0.0309%
1936 254 396 0.0411%
1937 273 353 0.0358%
1938 266 389 0.038%
1939 241 449 0.0441%
1940 213 554 0.0521%
1941 202 643 0.0571%
1942 212 671 0.0531%
1943 200 777 0.0595%
1944 203 699 0.0564%
1945 206 662 0.0543%
1946 194 867 0.0588%
1947 188 1,078 0.0646%
1948 196 993 0.0622%
1949 195 1,045 0.065%
1950 180 1,218 0.0756%
1951 181 1,305 0.077%
1952 164 1,607 0.0921%
1953 165 1,623 0.0917%
1954 167 1,712 0.0937%
1955 155 1,846 0.1004%
1956 149 2,123 0.1124%
1957 150 2,293 0.1192%
1958 144 2,388 0.1264%
1959 141 2,459 0.1294%
1960 148 2,386 0.1259%
1961 147 2,361 0.1251%
1962 136 2,584 0.1408%
1963 140 2,391 0.1332%
1964 146 2,235 0.127%
1965 161 1,840 0.1125%
1966 172 1,546 0.099%
1967 181 1,381 0.091%
1968 194 1,199 0.0798%
1969 203 1,205 0.0782%
1970 215 1,135 0.0713%
1971 233 979 0.0652%
1972 254 761 0.0559%
1973 263 704 0.0543%
1974 313 547 0.0421%
1975 340 470 0.0366%
1976 337 471 0.0365%
1977 359 442 0.0328%
1978 345 461 0.0343%
1979 363 440 0.0312%
1980 360 455 0.0311%
1981 352 458 0.0312%
1982 336 525 0.0351%
1983 334 511 0.0346%
1984 337 519 0.0349%
1985 346 506 0.0333%
1986 395 420 0.0278%
1987 410 408 0.0267%
1988 421 418 0.0268%
1989 445 412 0.0255%
1990 483 364 0.022%
1991 545 306 0.0188%
1992 533 318 0.0199%
1993 573 275 0.0176%
1994 612 240 0.0156%
1995 742 157 0.0104%
1996 670 197 0.0132%
1997 676 194 0.0131%
1998 736 174 0.0116%
1999 813 140 0.0093%
2000 783 160 0.0105%
2001 956 112 0.0074%
2002 956 115 0.0077%
2003 920 130 0.0085%
2004 1,018 108 0.0071%
2005 1,117 93 0.0061%
2006 1,198 88 0.0056%
2007 1,175 95 0.006%
2008 1,239 85 0.0055%
2009 1,374 67 0.0045%
2010 1,299 72 0.005%
2011 1,325 65 0.0046%
2012 1,361 62 0.0044%
2013 1,129 100 0.007%
2014 1,246 78 0.0054%
2015 1,156 95 0.0065%
2016 1,085 115 0.008%
2017 1,234 80 0.0057%
2018 1,100 104 0.0076%
2019 1,359 62 0.0046%

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What names are variants of Kent?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Kennt

Edge

English

Kentrell

Edge

English

Kentt

Edge

English


What names sound like Kent?

If you like how Kent sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Kent.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Kennet

Fire born; good-looking

Irish

Quent

Fifth

Latin


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