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The name Brent is of English origin, and means mountaintop.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Brent has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Brent
Use of the Name Brent for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
133,419 123,090 51,632 10,208 3,780 1,314 636
The table below indicates the number of times the name Brent has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Brent first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1885, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Brent
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18859565  
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193392646  
193494445  
193588151  
193674665  
193761291  
1938543115  
1939419183  
1940337288  
1941336290  
1942342318  
1943328347  
1944336315  
1945362268  
1946285504  
1947257666  
1948255644  
1949240729  
1950212911  
1951210945  
19522051,078  
19532011,202  
19542051,223  
19551931,377  
19561921,449  
19571741,773  
19581592,080  
19591512,280  
19601542,262  
19611372,546  
19621382,560  
19631252,815  
19641252,746  
19651312,404  
19661142,688  
19671082,859  
19681022,919  
1969923,350  
1970744,266  
1971724,050  
1972753,535  
1973803,280  
1974763,409  
1975793,357  
1976783,403  
1977853,422  
1978873,177  
1979843,451  
1980843,531  
1981893,367  
1982903,315  
1983943,025  
1984893,179  
1985893,317  
1986943,058  
19871032,834  
19881072,865  
19891182,749  
19901272,606  
19911462,195  
19921601,956  
19931781,798  
19941881,629  
19951931,588  
19962261,336  
19972411,250  
19982491,200  
19992791,054  
2000318897  
2001329846  
2002364723  
2003385678  
2004403636  
Totals:  133,419 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Brent as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Brent appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 73 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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