Parent Family History
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Parent Name Meaning
English and French: from Middle English, Old French parent ‘parent’, ‘relative’, hence a nickname for someone who was related to an important member of the community. English and French: nickname for someone of striking or imposing appearance, from Middle English, Old French parent ‘notable’, ‘impressive’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Brent, Argent, Largent, Sargent, Parrent, Parente, Parrot, Parrett