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Kent Surname Origin

(Locality). From the County Kent, in England. Camden derives this from canton, a corner, because England in this place stretches itself into a corner to the north-east. Cant, in Welsh, signifies, round, circular, which is probably the true signification.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.

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