Gent Family History & Genealogy
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Gent Surname History
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Gent Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Gent can be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Gent may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from professions, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Gent Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Gent come may come from a craft, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based surnames can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is good to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Gent originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Often these surnames are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".
Gent Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Gent were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Gent. Surnames like Gent vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family lines, and countries over the years. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Gent name are important to understanding the history of the name.
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Gent Family Tree
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- De I Comte de Gent Ghent 1000 - 1034
- Wichmann Gent Van gent, III 960 - ?
- Gautier van Gent 1070 - ?
- Isabeau, BurggrÃ¤fin van Gent 1310 - 1354
- Maria BurggrÃ¤fin van BurggrÃ¤fin van Gent Gent 1290 - 1318
- Unknown Van Gent Aalst 1095 - ?
- Jan Graaf van de MELUN Gent 1404 - 1484
- Theodore , Gent. Pettus
- Henri Gentès, Jr.
- Henri Gauthier Gentès, Sr.