Gentry Family History & Genealogy

Find Gentry records

Find birth, death, marriage, military, and other Gentry records at Ancestry.com.

Search for Gentry records

Latest Gentry photos

These photos were uploaded by members of the Gentry community on AncientFaces.

Gentry Surname History

The family history of the Gentry last name is maintained by the AncientFaces community. Join the community by adding to to this genealogy of the Gentry:

  • Gentry family history
  • Gentry country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
  • Gentry last name meaning & etymology
  • Gentry spelling & pronunciation
  • genealogy and family tree

Edit this page

Gentry Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

No one has submitted information on Gentry country of origin, nationality, or ethnicity. Add to this section

No content has been submitted about the Gentry country of origin. The following is speculative information about Gentry. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.

The nationality of Gentry may be very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Gentry may be difficult to determine depending on whether the name originated naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that come from a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Gentry Meaning & Etymology

No one has submitted information on Gentry meaning and etymology. Add to this section

No content has been submitted about the meaning of Gentry. The following is speculative information about Gentry. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.

The meaning of Gentry come may come from a trade, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these profession-based surnames may be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is essential to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many western names like Gentry come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. In many cases these names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

Gentry Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

No one has added information on Gentry spellings or pronunciations. Add to this section

No content has been submitted about alternate spellings of Gentry. The following is speculative information about Gentry. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.

In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Gentry were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Gentry. Names like Gentry vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family branches, and countries across time. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Gentry surname are important to understanding the history of the name.

Last names similar to Gentry

Gentryalfred Gentryantonio Gentrybrent Gentrycarl Gentryclay Gentrydavid Gentrydennis Gentrydusty Gentryeric Gentryernest Gentryfrankie Gentrygeorge Gentrygeral Gentry-Gore-Hahn-Hackleman-Halbert-Hursuy Gentrygregory Gentryheath Gentryhill Gentryjames Gentryjason Gentryjay

Gentry Family Tree

Find Gentry records

Find birth, death, marriage, military, and other Gentry records at Ancestry.com.

Search for Gentry records

Here are a few of the Gentry genealogies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Gentries

Famous People named Gentry

No has submitted any famous Gentries yet. Click here to add your own.