Last name: NUGENT

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NUGENT : This last name is indexed 82,562 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

NUGENT : 1: English and Irish (of Norman origin) and northern French: habitational name from any of several places in northern France such as Nogent-le-Sec and Nogent-sur-Eure (both in Eure) Nogent-le-Phaye Nogent-le-Roi and Nogent-le-Rotrou (all in Eure-et-Loir) Nogent-l'Abbesse (Marne) Nogent-l'Artaud (Aisne) and in particular Nogent-sur-Oise (Oise) named with Latin Novientum apparently an altered form of a Gaulish name meaning ‘new settlement’.2: Irish: in Ireland this is generally the Norman name but it was also adopted for Mag Uinseanáin (formerly Anglicized as McGunshenan a variant of Gilsenan) on the grounds of a fancied resemblance between Uinseanán and Uinnseadún.

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