Brent Name Meaning, Origin and Popularity

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A boy’s name, Brent is probably best known as the surname of the legendary David Brent played by Ricky Gervais in The Office. Brent, which means “hill” or “mountain,” is of British origin, similar to Gervais and his renowned character. Although it appears to be a modern name with only one syllable, this name has been in use for several decades, both as a first name and as a surname name. As a result, this name has been experiencing a downward trend in both the United States and the United Kingdom since the 1980s. But why should you follow the crowd? Maybe you’re the one who can start the B revolution.

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Sibling Name Ideas

Are you trying to find a sibling name for Brent? Great choices include the following:

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