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Kent name image The name Kent is of English origin, and is derived from the name of a county in England.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Kent 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 Kent
Use of the Name Kent for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years50 Years25 Years10 Years5 Years2 Years1 Year
66,20045,7478,6381,8917511910
The table below indicates the number of times the name Kent has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Kent first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1891, which is the first year shown on the table.  Kent last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 2003, the last 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 Kent
 Used as a Boy NameUsed as a Girl Name
YearRankCountRankCount
18918087  
1892    
18938018  
1894    
1895    
1896    
1897    
1898    
1899    
1900    
1901    
1902    
19039637  
1904    
1905    
1906    
1907    
190891810  
190982013  
1910    
191174419  
191295323  
191381235  
1914    
191592346  
191680359  
191785257  
191891553  
191981765  
192067889  
192179173  
192265996  
1923646100  
192469389  
1925567119  
1926550123  
1927554124  
1928539128  
1929501137  
1930458168  
1931427177  
1932388208  
1933386197  
1934348250  
1935290350  
1936256436  
1937272405  
1938265434  
1939235496  
1940217578  
1941203675  
1942211718  
1943200805  
1944200744  
1945201716  
1946194887  
19471851,114  
19481941,024  
19491941,065  
19501801,230  
19511811,325  
19521641,612  
19531661,634  
19541671,725  
19551551,849  
19561492,133  
19571502,295  
19581442,400  
19591412,462  
19601472,402  
19611472,371  
19621362,578  
19631402,403  
19641462,244  
19651611,845  
19661711,567  
19671811,395  
19681941,218  
19692031,221  
19702161,151  
1971235999  
1972254783  
1973263732  
1974312587  
1975340502  
1976338508  
1977358484  
1978345498  
1979363482  
1980356496  
1981351500  
1982338555  
1983334556  
1984342547  
1985349531  
1986391466  
1987414444  
1988420459  
1989448436  
1990488394  
1991526365  
1992528366  
1993560331  
1994598301  
1995705227  
1996650256  
1997680239  
1998723227  
1999802191  
2000769215  
2001887177  
2002948168  
2003883191  
Totals:  66,200 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Kent 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 Kent appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 97 times during the last 125 years.


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