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Trenton Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Trenton is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Trenton is "town by rapid stream".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 305 in baby name popularity for boys with 1143 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Trenton Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Trenton has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Trenton to other names.


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Trenton falls into the water name category.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Trenton in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Trenton.

Just for fun, see the name Trenton in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Trenton in Nautical Flags page.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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