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Trenton is a baby boy’s name of English origin that means “Trent’s town”. Trenton comes from the name of the capital of New Jersey. The name was at peak popularity between 1995 and 2008 and popularity has begun to decline.

Meaning of the name Trenton:

English: Trent's town, travel across

Origin of the name Trenton:

Trenton is an English baby boy’s name that means “Trent’s town” and comes from the name of a New Jersey city. Trent is derived from Celtic name elements “tri” meaning “travel” and “sant” meaning “across”.

Symbolism of the name Trenton:

There are two symbols officially associated with the city of Trenton: a horse and a sheaf of wheat. Both symbols are to represent agriculture.

Style of the name Trenton:

modern

Gender of the name Trenton:

Trenton is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Trenton:

TREHN-tən

Number of syllables in the name Trenton:

two

Emotion evoked from the name Trenton:

Trenton evokes feelings of ingenuity and intelligence.

Alternative spellings for the name Trenton:

Trenten, Trentyn, Trinton

Nicknames for the name Trenton:

Popularity of the name Trenton:

According to the Social Security Administration, Trenton is a popular baby boy’s name that first entered the top 1000 names in 1963. Trenton was at peak popularity between 1995 and 2008 when it remained in the top 200 names.

Related names for the name Trenton:

Great middle names for the name Trenton and their meanings:

  • Burke (from the fortress)
  • Arlo (between two hills)
  • Finn (fair or white)
  • Jack (God is gracious)
  • Elliot (Jehovah is God)
  • Miles (soldier or merciful)
  • Emmett (universal)
  • Liam (resolute protection)
  • Luke (from Lucania)

Famous people with the name Trenton:

  • Trenton Lee StewartAmerican author)
  • Trenton “Trent” Richardson (American NFL football player)
  • Trenton “T. J.” Jackson (American NFL football player)
  • Trenton Hassell (American basketball player)
  • Trenton “Trent” Harmon (American pop singer)

Trenton in popular culture:

  • Trenton (Capital of New Jersey)
  • Trenton Alto (video game, “Sims” series)
  • Trenton (television, “Mr. Robot”)
  • Trenton (television, “iCarly”)