Gent Family History
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Gent Name Meaning
English and French: nickname, possibly sometimes applied ironically, from Middle English gente, Old French gent(il) ‘well born’, ‘noble’, ‘courteous’. Compare Gentle. German and English: habitational name for someone from Ghent in Flanders, French name Gand.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Dent, Gant, Ghent, Best, Kent, Geng, Bent, Went, Genn, Great