Name: Gentle

Origin and Meaning of the Name Gentle

  • Meaning:
    Well-born, noble; courteous
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (JEN tl)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Gentle)
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Miscellaneous Info for Gentle

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    This surname comes from a Middle English nickname meaning 'well-born', 'noble' or 'courteous'. It is ultimately derived from the Latin word 'gens' ('family, tribe').

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