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Gentil Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Gentil can be very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Gentil may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

Gentil Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Gentil come may come from a craft, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these craft-based last names can be a profession in another language. For this reason it is important to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Gentil originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Often these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

Gentil Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Gentil were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Gentil. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Gentil family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Gentil transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries across time.

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