Gent Family History
Gent Surname History
This page is dedicated to a detailed history of the Gent surname, Gent origins, and history of people with the Gent name. The Gent family name is an old lineage that has migrated all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Gent has migrated, it has changed making its origin difficult to uncover. Gent family history has a rich and complex origin of which the particulars are beginning to be understood by Gent family members.
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The evolution of Gent starts with the origins of thefamily name. Even in the early generations of a name there are changes in that name simply because last names were infrequently written down that long ago.
It was not uncommon for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. Gent families have emigrated around the world all throughout history. As Gent families moved between countries, the Gent name may have changed with them.
Gent country of origin
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The nationality of Gent can be very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Gent may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name originated organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Meaning of the last name Gent
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The meaning of Gent come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these trade-based surnames can be a profession in a different language. This is why it is good to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many names like Gent originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and other related texts. In many cases these names relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".
- Wichmann Gent Van gent, III 960 - ?
- Hugues De Gent Gand 1235 - 1288
- Edward Gent.of Edwards, Gent.of Alwalton
- Theodore , Gent. Pettus
- Henri Gauthier Gentès, Sr.
- Hugues De Gent Gand ? - 1232
- Maria BurggrÃ¤fin van BurggrÃ¤fin van Gent Gent 1290 - 1318
- Marie De Gand De Gent Caudenberg
- Jan Graaf van de MELUN Gent 1404 - 1484
- Gautier van Gent 1070 - ?
- George Gent
- Edward Gent.of Edwards, Gent.of Alwalton
- Henri Gentès, Jr.
- Hugues De Gent Gand ? - 1263
- Siger De Gent Gand ? - 1227
- Margaret Gent Kemp
- Isabeau, BurggrÃ¤fin van Gent 1310 - 1354
- Hugo Burggraaf Van Gent Gent 1340 - 1410
- Unknown Van Gent Aalst 1095 - ?
- De I Comte de Gent Ghent 1000 - 1034
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Famous people named Gent
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Gent
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Gent. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Gent spelling variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Gent were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Gent. Last names like Gent change in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family lines, and countries across time. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Gent name are important to understanding the history of the name.