See also: kent, -ként, and кент

EnglishEdit

 
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 River Kent on Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

From Old English Cent, from Latin Cantium, from Brythonic *Cantio (compare Old Irish céite (gathering, folkmoot, hillock)).

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Proper nounEdit

Kent

  1. A maritime county in southeast England bordered by East Sussex, Surrey, Greater London, the North Sea and the English Channel.
  2. A river in Cumbria, England, which flows into Morecambe Bay at Arnside.
  3. A district municipality of British Columbia, Canada.
  4. A coastal fishing village in the Western Area Rural District, Sierra Leone.
  5. A number of places in the United States:
    1. An unincorporated community in Elmore County, Alabama.
    2. An unincorporated community in Pike County, Alabama.
    3. A ghost town in Colusa County, California.
    4. The former name of Kentfield, a CDP in Marin County, California.
    5. A town in Litchfield, Connecticut.
    6. An unincorporated community in Nassau County, Florida.
    7. An unincorporated community in Stephenson County, Illinois.
    8. An unincorporated community and census-designated place in Republican Township, Jefferson County, Indiana.
    9. A former city and census-designated place in Union County, Iowa, disincorporated in 2003.
    10. A tiny city in Wilkin County, Minnesota.
    11. A town in Putnam County, New York.
    12. A city in Portage County, Ohio.
    13. An unincorporated community in Sherman County, Oregon.
    14. An unincorporated community in Culberson County, Texas.
    15. A city in King County, Washington, United States; suburb of Seattle.
    16. A neighborhood in northwest Washington, D.C..
    17. An unincorporated community in Marshall County, West Virginia.
  6. A surname, from Old English derived from the place name.
  7. A male given name transferred from the surname, of mostly American usage.

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CatalanEdit

Proper nounEdit

Kent m

  1. Kent

DanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Kent

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

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Kent.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Kent m or f

  1. A surname and male given name in English
  2. A maritime county in southeast England
  3. A river in Cumbria, England
  4. A district municipality of British Columbia, Canada
  5. a coastal fishing village in the Western Area Rural District, Sierra Leone
  6. A number of places in the United States
    1. An unincorporated community in Elmore County, Alabama
    2. An unincorporated community in Pike County, Alabama
    3. A ghost town in Colusa County, California
    4. the former name of Kentfield, a CDP in Marin County, California
    5. A town in Litchfield, Connecticut
    6. An unincorporated community in Nassau County, Florida
    7. An unincorporated community in Stephenson County, Illinois
    8. An unincorporated community and census-designated place in Republican Township, Jefferson County, Indiana
    9. A former city and census-designated place in Union County, Iowa
    10. A tiny city in Wilkin County, Minnesota
    11. A town in Putnam County, New York
    12. A city in Portage County, Ohio
    13. An unincorporated community in Sherman County, Oregon
    14. An unincorporated community in Culberson County, Texas
    15. A city in King County, Washington, United States; suburb of Seattle
    16. A neighborhood in northwest Washington, D.C.
    17. An unincorporated community in Marshall County, West Virginia

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kent in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

NorwegianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Kent

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

SwedishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Kent at the same time as Kenneth. Generally interpreted as a short form of Kenneth in Scandinavia. First recorded as a Swedish given name in 1923.

Proper nounEdit

Kent c (genitive Kents)

  1. A male given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, →ISBN
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, →ISBN: 31 771 males with the given name Kent living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1950s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.

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