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A famous American politician is named Trent Lott.
breakofday  12/16/2005
A character in Daria (MTV) is named Trent Lane, older brother to Daria's best friend Jane. Also, Trent Reznor from the band Nine Inch Nails.
Labonne  1/9/2006
Trent sounds like a nice strong boys name, handsome and rugged.
― Anonymous User  4/28/2006
It reminds me of the council of Trent during the counter-reformation, although I don't think there is a resemblance, the frontman for NIN is named Trent.
― Anonymous User  5/13/2006
Trent Reznor's full name is actually Michael Trent Reznor, however he goes by Trent because his father is also called Michael.
viper  5/28/2006
I like the name Trent. Can "Trent" be short for "Trenton", or can it just be "Trent"? Or just both?
Penneyperson  7/11/2007
I really adore Trent. I think that Trent is a cute nickname for Trenton. I adore both names. I think this is a name that truly ages well. It is a very soft name for a child. But then is has a strongness to it for a man. It will age very well for a man.
― Anonymous User  9/6/2007
Trent Green the American Football player.
― Anonymous User  9/6/2007
William Trent I was founder of Trenton, New Jersey.

Major William Trent III, his grandson, was commander of the militia at Fort Pitt during Pontiacs Rebellion.
― Anonymous User  9/6/2007
Trent is a city in Italy.
― Anonymous User  9/6/2007
Famous bearer is Nottingham Trent University.
― Anonymous User  9/6/2007
The famous River Trent:

At certain times of the year, the lower tidal reaches of the River Trent experience a moderately large tidal wave commonly known as the Trent Aegir. Taking its name from the Norse God of the ocean. The Aegir occurs when a high spring tide meets the down stream as far as Gainsborough, Lincolnshire and sometimes beyond. The Aegir cannot travel much beyond Gainsborough as the shape of the river reduces the Aegir to little more than a ripple, and weirs North of Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire stops its path completely. It is also alleged the King Cnut (Canute) performed his purposely unsuccessful attemp to turn the tide back in the River Trent at Gainsborough, if this is the case, it is highly probable that the tide Cnut attempted to turn was the Aegir.
― Anonymous User  9/6/2007
Sir Jesse Boot who later was Lord Trent.
― Anonymous User  9/6/2007
Trent came from a Celtic word for Strong Torrent.
― Anonymous User  9/6/2007
Gaius Terentilius Harsa. He went by Terentilius. Terentilius was a plebeian tribune in Ancient Rome around 462 BC.

I believe the name Terentilius is distant relative name to Trenton and Trent. If you base it on how names form over the centuries. That is just my opinion though.
― Anonymous User  9/12/2007
Trent is my toddler's name; I think it's classy and unique, not an overused name. I like strong names. It means "torrent" and wow, he can be when he wants! (with the attitude)
― Anonymous User  10/3/2007
Trenton "Trent" Malloy is an army hand-to-hand combat instructor turned civilian karate instructor turned cop-of-some-sort on the television show Walker, Texas Ranger.
Nicola17  10/20/2007
Trent Ford is an American-born British actor and model. He has modelled for such designers as Calvin Klein and Valentino and has starred in roles such as "How to Deal" opposite of Mandy Moore, and as a guest star on "The West Wing".
scholasticastewart  11/11/2007
Hmm, I associate this name with both the character Trent Lane from Daria and Trent Reznor from Nine Inch Nails. The former is the nice but hopelessly lazy brother of Daria's friend Jane. The latter makes me think of angst-ridden, extremely arrogant teenagers, as they seem to be the ones who really like NIN. I do think the band deserves less annoying fans, even though I'm not much of a fan of them myself. Some of their tracks are cool. I like the name well enough, but the associations aren't necessarily very great in my case!
slight night shiver  5/10/2008
This is my toddler's name and it fits him wonderfully. It has a good, strong feel to it and will age well. One of the appeals, for me, with this name was that it's a no-nickname name. It's perfect as is. (Michael) Trent Reznor and Trent Lane from Daria were the only figures I'd heard of with the name and I still chose it because, well, it's awesome.
Labonne  10/30/2009
I think there's an actress named Trent Stewart, but it sounds like such a boy name!
― Anonymous User  1/21/2013
My husband's name is Trent Thomas. I think it's a very nice, strong name and it suits him well. I went to school with a few Trenton's but I've never met or heard of another Trent. I am probably biased but I like the sound of Trent better than Trenton. We're in our early twenties and the name definitely ages well. I love the name!
― Anonymous User  1/31/2015
Trent sounds super annoying.
lilpimpteller  5/24/2015
Trent Harmon is the final winner of American Idol.
― Anonymous User  4/8/2016
I like this DJ Trentemøller- it's this danish dude that is AWESOME. I wonder if his name could be the full version of "Trent?"
― Anonymous User  9/7/2016
I am definitely naming my son Trent. I've always liked the name, and it sounds nice with a lot of the middle names I like. Plus, I just have a good impression with the name (unlike a lot of names, considering I've been shunned by half of a town before).
taylormarie  10/21/2016
This name is cool. It sounds like a poop emoji laughing.
Keegan  11/16/2017
This name is okay, I guess.
Eclipse200  11/16/2017
Trent is the name of Hammie MacPherson's best friend in the newspaper comic strip Baby Blues.
Just Call Me J  2/10/2018
My 3 year old son is named Trenton Alexander, we call him Trent for short. I love that it's unique and gets lots of compliments. It's not common and is definitely a stand out.
Kgitty  3/8/2018

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