Brent

Origin: United Kingdom
gender-male
Region Origin: Europe

Brent is an Old English given name and surname with multiple meanings and origins. The name is derived from the Celtic words meaning "holy one" if it refers to the River Brent, or "high place" literally meaning "from a steep hill" if it refers to the villages in Somerset and Devon. As a habitational name, it signifies strength, courage, and leadership. Brent has also become a regularly used given name in some countries, being among the thousand most common names for boys born in the United States since 1933. The name Brent has British origins and is a one-syllable, modern-looking name that has been around for several decades. In the past few decades, Brent has been in decline both in the United States and in the United Kingdom. However, it is a versatile name with variations across different languages, demonstrating its adaptability and enduring presence as a name choice.

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