Kent Family History
Kent Surname History
Kent family history has a rich and complex origin whose details have been accumulated over the years by Kent family members. This Kent origins and history page contains the accumulated history of the Kent surname made up of user-uploaded content from other AncientFaces users. The Kent family name is an old heredity that has spread all across the world over time, and as the Kent family has migrated, it has changed making its origin challenging to uncover.
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The evolution of Kent begins with it's early ancestors. Even in the earliest days of a name there have been different spellings of that name simply because last names were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
As Kent families moved between countries, the Kent name may have changed with them. It was common for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. Kent families have migrated across various regions all throughout history.
Kent country of origin
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The nationality of Kent is often very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Kent may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on professions, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Meaning of the last name Kent
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The meaning of Kent come may come from a craft, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these trade-based surnames might be a profession in another language. This is why it is important to research the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many modern names like Kent originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Favored of God".
- Apollos Kent 1762 - 1838
- Silas Henry Kent
- Jemima Palmer Kent
- Delania Kent Allbritton 1783 - ?
- Daniel Kent, Twin 1704 - 1774
- J Kent Burton
- Harriot Kent
- Anna Kent Starr
- Gail Kent 1918 - ?
- Joel Kent
- Henry Kent, Jr. 1652 - 1686
- Mary Kent Brockway
- Virginia Kent Wilson 1876 - ?
- Silas Kent 1829 - 1866
- Orville Kent
- Charles Oscar Kent
- Eliza Catherine Kent Call 1836 - 1908
- William Austin Kent 1765 - 1840
- Charlotte Mellen Kent 1794 - ?
Kent Family Tree
Famous people named Kent
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Kent
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Kent. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Kent family
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Kent spelling variations
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Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Kent surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In early history when few people could write, names such as Kent were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Kent. Family names like Kent transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries over the years.