Last name: BENT

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BENT : This last name is indexed 121,006 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BENT : 1: English: habitational name from any of numerous farms and other minor places called with Middle English bent ‘coarse grass’ (Old English beonet ‘bent grass coarse grass’) with reference to a tract of land growing with it.2: English: nickname from Middle English bent ‘bent curved’ (of the back or legs) or ‘striped ribboned’ (of clothing).3: East Frisian and North German: from a Frisian-Low German short form of the personal name Bernhart (see Bernhard).4: German: habitational name from Bent in Lower Saxony and North Rhine-Westphalia.

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