Dent Surname Origin
(English or Celtic) Belonging to Dent (Yorks), named from the river. (Origin French) 1. a nickname for one with a conspicuous Tooth [French dent, Latin dens, dent-is, a tooth]. 2. a weak form of Dennett.
Source: Surnames of the United Kingdom, A Concise Etymological Dictionary; Henry Harrison; Vol.1 & 2.; The Eaton Press, 190 Ebury Street, London, S.W; 1912.
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