Pronunciation: \d(e)-rwe-nt, der-went\
Gender / Sex: boy
Meaning: gifted friend; dear friend
Sounds Like: Durrant, Durant, Tarrent, Trent
Similar Names: Darwin, Darwon, Derland, Durwin, Derward
Derwent \d(e)-rwe-nt, der-went\ as a boy's name is a variant of Derwin (Old English), and the meaning of Derwent is "gifted friend; dear friend".
The baby name Derwent sounds like Durrant, Durant, Tarrent and Trent. Other similar baby names are Darwin, Darwon, Derland, Durwin and Derward.
Derwent is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)