Over the past 110 years, 64 142 boys have been named Kent. The name Kent ranks 383th in the United States among the most common names for boys. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Kent in 1913. The peak of popularity of the name Kent came in the 1950s and 1960s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.