Dent Surname History
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- Dent last name meaning & etymology
- Dent spelling & pronunciation
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Dent Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Dent may be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Dent may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name originated naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from professions, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Dent Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Dent come may come from a craft, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these craft-based family names can be a profession in a different language. This is why it is important to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many modern names like Dent originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, etc. In many cases these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".
Dent Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Dent last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In early history when few people could write, names such as Dent were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Dent. Family names like Dent vary in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and eras over generations.
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Dent Family Tree
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- Emory Ann Courtney Prater Dent 1859 - ?
- Henry Dent Hall 1932 - ?
- Rhoda "Sally" Metcalfe Dent 1748 - 1799
- Thomas Dent Chellis
- Elvira Converse Dent 1815 - ?
- Charles Dent
- Peter Dent, Sr.
- Anne DENT Dent
- George George Dent
- William Dent