Kent Surname History
The family history of the Kent last name is maintained by the AncientFaces community. Join the community by adding to to our knowldge of the Kent:
- Kent family history
- Kent country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
- Kent last name meaning & etymology
- Kent spelling & pronunciation
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Kent Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Kent can be complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Kent may be in dispute as result of whether the family name originated organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on a professional trade, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Kent Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Kent come may come from a profession, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Some of these craft-based family names can be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is good to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Kent are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. Often these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Grace of God".
Kent Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Kent family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In early history when few people could write, names such as Kent were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Kent. Family names like Kent vary in their spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and languages across time.
Last names similar to KentKentache, Kentaft, Kentage, Kentagher, Kental, Kentala, Kentalan, Kentalo, Kentan, Kentana, Kentane, Kentanen, Kentanna, Kentannor, Kentaoui, Kentap, Kentara, Kentard, Kentaro, Kentauris
Kent Family Tree
Here are a few of the Kent biographies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Kents
- Gail Kent 1918 - ?
- Virginia Kent Wilson 1876 - ?
- J Kent Burton
- Silas Kent 1829 - 1866
- Apollos Kent 1762 - 1838
- Joel Kent
- Daniel Kent, Twin 1704 - 1774
- Henry Kent, Jr. 1652 - 1686
- Silas Henry Kent
- Delania Kent Allbritton 1783 - ?