Gentle Family History
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Gentle Name Meaning
English: nickname, sometimes ironic, from Middle English, Old French gentil ‘well born’, ‘noble’, ‘courteous’ (Latin gentilis, from gens ‘family’, ‘tribe’, itself from the root gen- ‘to be born’).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Gentile, Gent, Gentry, Ventre, Nettle, Kettle, Kendle, Gentles