Dent Family History
Dent Surname History
Dent family history has rich origins of which the particulars have been accumulated over the years by Dent family researchers. This page is a hub for the complete history of the Dent family name, Dent origins, and records of people with the Dent name. The Dent family name is an old heredity that has migrated all across the world over time, and as the name Dent has spread, it has changed making its etymology a challenge to uncover.
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The evolution of Dent starts with it's early ancestors. Even in the early generations of a name there are changes in that name simply because last names were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
As families, tribes, and clans moved between countries, the Dent name may have changed with them. It was not unusual for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. Dent families have emigrated around the world all throughout history.
Dent country of origin
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The nationality of Dent may be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Dent may be in dispute depending on whether the surname originated naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from a craft, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).
Meaning of the last name Dent
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The meaning of Dent come may come from a profession, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many names like Dent originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, etc. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".
- Anne DENT Dent
- Elvira Converse Dent 1815 - ?
- William Dent
- Rhoda Dent Metcalfe 1809 - 1887
- Henry Dent Hall 1932 - ?
- Gerard Dent
- Rhoda Dent
- William Dent Chinn 1768 - 1814
- Barbary Dent
- Rhoda "Sally" Metcalfe Dent 1748 - 1799
- Thomas Dent Chellis
- Elizabeth Dent 1719 - ?
- Charles Dent
- Thomas III Dent
- Peter Dent, Sr.
- Rhoda Dent Metcalfe 1789 - 1850
- Emory Ann Courtney Prater Dent 1859 - ?
- Phillip Dent
- George George Dent
- Margaret Rebecca Dent 1872 - ?
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Famous people named Dent
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Dent
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Dent. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Dent spelling variations
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Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Dent family name are important to understanding the history of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Dent were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Dent. Last names like Dent transform in how they're said and written as they travel across tribes, family branches, and languages across time.