Trent Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone living on the banks of any of the several rivers so called. The river name is of British origin; it may be composed of the unattested elements tri ‘through’, ‘across’ + sant- ‘travel’, ‘journey’; alternatively it may mean ‘traveler’ or ‘trespasser’, a reference to frequent flooding. There is a village in Dorset of this name, on the river Trent or Piddle, and the surname may therefore also be a habitational name derived from this. Scottish: probably of the same origin as 1, though in some cases it may be from a reduced form of Tranent, a place in East Lothian.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Brent, Street, Trento, Uren, Trant, Oren, Rentz, Dent, Wren, Krenz

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Trent Family Origin

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Trent Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    9%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Agl Labr

    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Trent family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Trent occupation in the UK was Labourer. 9% of Trent's were Labourers. Labourer, Farmer and Agl Labr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trent.

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Between 1944 and 2004, Trent life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Trent in 1944 was 23, and 73 in 2004.

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