Kant Family History
Kant Name Meaning
German: topographic name for a person living on the edge of a settlement or in a corner from Middle Low German kant(e) ‘edge corner’. German: habitational name from any of various places called Kant in Prussia or from Kanth near Breslau (Polish name Wrocław) Silesia (Poland). English and Scottish: variant of Cant . Indian (northern states): from Sanskrit kānta ‘beloved’. This occurs frequently as the final element of compound personal names such as Lakshmikant ‘beloved of Lakshmi’ (an epithet of the god Vishnu) and Rajanikant ‘beloved of the night’ (an epithet of the moon).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022