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Type Political Subdivision & River
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. KENT
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Meaning & History

Possibly from a Brythonic element meaning "border, edge, coast". This is the name of a historic kingdom and modern county in southeastern England, called Cent in Old English, Cantium in Latin. It is also the name of a river in Cumbria, northwestern England.
Other Languages & CulturesCantium(Ancient Roman) Cent(Anglo-Saxon)
Given Name DescendantsKendal, Kendall(English)
Surname DescendantsKendal, Kendall(English)
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