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Kent

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English

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Etymology

Old English Cent, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] Cantia, from Brythonic Celtic *Cantus probably meaning ‘border region, coastal region’.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Singular
Kent

Plural
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Kent

  1. A maritime county in the southeast of England bordered by Sussex, Surrey, London, the North Sea and the English Channel.
  2. A surname derived from the place name.
  3. A male given name transferred from the surname; of mostly American usage, but never popular.

Translations


Danish

Proper noun

Kent

  1. A male given name borrowed from English, interpreted as a short form of Kenneth.

Norwegian

Proper noun

Kent

  1. A male given name borrowed from English and interpreted as a short form of Kenneth.

Swedish

Alternative spellings

Etymology

Borrowed from English in early 20th century , at the same time as Kenneth. Generally taken for a short form of Kenneth in Scandinavia.

Proper noun

Kent

  1. A male given name popular in the 1950s and 1960s.

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